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This Durga idol is made from 50 kg gold

Last updated on: October 03, 2019 19:46 IST

Around 250 workers, who worked in day and night, completed this Durga idol in three months.

Durga idol in Kolkata made from 50 kg gold

As the country is dip into the festivities of Durga Puja, different types of Goddess Durga idols can be seen across the country.

People in Kolkata are celebrating one of their most glamorous and biggest festivals with full fervour.

A goddess Durga idol has been made of around 50 kg gold.

Around 250 workers, who worked in day and night, completed Durga idol of gold in three months.

This is not the first time that the puja organisers have resorted to such an ostentatious display of jewellery.

In 2017, they had draped goddess Durga in a gold saree. Last year, she was astride a silver chariot.

Speaking to ANI, a puja community member said, "We just wanted to show the world and the country that machine can’t make the idol of gold, only man can do it."

Watch the full video below:
Kind courtesy ANI

 

Source: ANI
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