Tribute Pandal replaces Durga idol with migrant labour

  • | Saturday | 17th October, 2020

Kolkata: Idol of Goddess Durga in the form of migrant worker has come up as the centre of attraction in Kolkata during this year's Durga Puja. It is the Barisha Club at South Kolkata's Behala Sakherbazar that has conceptualised the theme of presenting Maa Durga in the form of migrant worker carrying her children on shoulder and walking miles after miles to reach to their native places. Explaining the same, Rintu Pal who conceptualised the entire theme said: "On the television I saw people walking miles on highways to return home amidst lockdown. So there can be no other form of Goddess Durga than that of a mother carrying her children on shoulder and walking miles for food, shelter and clothes. He further said that the pandal hasbeen erected in such a way that one caneasily get a glimpse even by passing by the adjacent road.

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