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Diverse Twosomes - Pujo 2016, Kolkata. Black & White

This is the second segment of my documentation of diverse pairings during the annual Puja celebrations in Kolkata. While colour and vibrance lies at the heart of the festivities, black and white is largely in tune with the history and tradition of Kolkata and its ancient festival, often stripping away the layers of gloss and exposing the soul within.

Diverse Twosomes - Pujo 2016, Kolkata. Colour

The pujas as usual took Kolkata by storm. While most of Kolkata’s denizens visited the festivities in droves, many preferred more personal twosomes. In addition to the mandatory young couples these pujas saw a variety of diverse pairings exploring the sights and sounds, patiently observing the frenzied hustle and bustle, indulging in a bit of adda or simply carrying on with their everyday lives almost oblivious to the whirlwind of activity that gripped their city.

Durga Puja- Mahasaptami

Durga Pujor preeti ‘o subhhechha!

The Durga Puja – Tradition, Heart and Soul of the Bengalis or Bangalis.

The Durga Puja is celebrated all over West Bengal, India and the World.  82 more words

Durgotsava - WHAT, WEAR, WHEN ?

Durga pujo or “Durgotsava” celebrates the victory of Goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura. Durga Pujo is celebrated in the Indian states of West Bengal, Delhi, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Manipur, Odisha, Tripura, Meghalaya and 17 other states. 545 more words

THE GOOD SIDE OF #ISLAM (VERSUS HINDUISM)

I have spoken so much against ‪#‎Islam‬ boys and girls, that I should say something good about it. I have also defended Hindus so much, that I may be allowed to criticize them too. 782 more words