Devotees celebrating Durga Puja in front of a statue of the goddess Durga. Photo: Alamy Devotees celebrating Durga Puja in front of a statue of the goddess Durga. Photo: Alamy
Devotees celebrating Durga Puja in front of a statue of the goddess Durga. Photo: Alamy

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Indian street festival Durga Puja: guide to the celebrations, marquees, legend and dances

  • The Durga Puja festival is devoted to the 10-armed Hindu goddess Durga who was created to vanquish a buffalo-headed demon
  • A time full of exuberance, food and laughter, people from all walks of life mingle freely on the streets for the whole 10 days

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Devotees celebrating Durga Puja in front of a statue of the goddess Durga. Photo: Alamy Devotees celebrating Durga Puja in front of a statue of the goddess Durga. Photo: Alamy
Devotees celebrating Durga Puja in front of a statue of the goddess Durga. Photo: Alamy
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