Durga Puja is a festival in West Bengal that is celebrated for 4-5 days by Bengalis in many parts of India and abroad. For those who have not experienced it first-hand, I will strongly recommend to do that some day when the pandemic is over. For me, the authenticity of the experience went a notch higher, when I decided to document the festival in the rural corners of Bengal. With Durga Puja just 60 days away, and a pandemic looming large, here are my top picks from the Durga Puja experience I had in Murshidabad, an interior district in West Bengal.
1. The preparation for creating idols