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Kolkata Puja pandals that cost more than a million

Last updated on: October 19, 2012 12:48 IST

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Economy of India is going through turbulence. Inflation is high, rupee is depreciating, gross domestic product growth is going downhill.

However, these factors have not deterred Durga Puja organisers in Kolkata.

One can see no dearth of opulence in decoration of pandals in the city.

There are many puja committees in Kolkata that are heard to have spent more than 10 lakhs on pandals.

We present here images of a few such eye-catching creations.

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Photographs: Rediff Archives

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This fibre glass-ceramic idol at Chetla Agroni Club depicts Goddess Durga in the Nataraja style and also portrays her as the powerful creator of this universe.

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Photographs: Dipak Chakraborty

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This pandal at Kolkata's Dum Dum Park Tarun Sangha uses ballon like structures in solid colours for decoration. Indeed an innovative design.

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Photographs: Dipak Chakraborty

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This Dum Dum Park Yuvak Sangha pandal has the life of Lord Krishna as its theme design.

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Photographs: Dipak Chakraborty

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This Kalighat Milan Sangha Puja pandal looks like a huge garden of colourful flowers.

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Photographs: Dipak Chakraborty

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The Naktala Udayan Sangha Puja has a huge butterfly lit with different colours as the gate.

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Photographs: Dipak Chakraborty

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The Shiv Mandir Puja Pandal of south Kolkata is one of the most reputed ones.

It has a triangular structure.

The light design of this pandal has already made it one of the most talked about pujas of the city.

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Photographs: Dipak Chakraborty

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An intricately designed and even interestingly lit demon-like structure at the gate is an added atraction for the Shiv Mandir Puja pandal.

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Photographs: Dipak Chakraborty

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This pandal by Sribhumi Sporting Club stands out for its meticulously crafted pandal designed after temples of Orissa.


Photographs: Dipak Chakraborty

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