WATCH | Documentary: The inside story behind Durga Puja idol making

Every year during Durga Puja festival a large number of pandals are erected in the national capital Delhi with beautiful statues of the gods and goddesses installed inside them.

Lakhs of people come to these pandals to pay their homage to goddess Durga.

But have you ever thought from where the idols of deity Durga come? What are the difficulties, challenges clay artists face in making these statues? And at the end of the multi-day festival…Is the immersion of goddess Durga idol in the river really harmful to the environment or it’s just a wrong propaganda spread by some vested interests?

Watch my documentary below for all the answers:

About the author: Author is Deputy Editor in India TV and tweets at@AnuragSason

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