Kolkata: three Durga idols shifted to gallery


By: PTI | Kolkata |

October 30, 2020 three:29:23 pm


Durga puja, Durga puja idolsA KMDA official mentioned some Durga idols are being displayed within the gallery.

The idols of three Durga puja committees within the metropolis, together with the one which depicted the goddess as a migrant lady carrying her baby, will probably be stored at a gallery run by a state authorities company.

The three Durga idols will probably be stored on the Kolkata Metropolitan Improvement Authority gallery in Rabindra Sarobar space of the town.

The fibreglass idol of the migratory lady, on the highway path through the lockdown carrying her baby and three different youngsters trailing her, drew crowds to the Barisha Membership Puja pandal to look at the deity through the puja days and the picture went viral on social media triggering each reward and criticism from netizens.

A piece of individuals had felt the normal look of the goddess can’t be experimented in a puja the place all rituals are being adopted whereas many others hailed the murals.

The idol, impressed by a watercolour portray by Bikash Bhattacharya and sculpted by craftsman Rintu Das, can be stored on the “Phire Dekha” (Trying Again) gallery the place some Durga idols of earlier years have already been stored, a puja committee spokesman mentioned on Friday.

West Bengal minister Firhad Hakim mentioned “the idol will probably be stored within the gallery in the meanwhile. It was appreciated by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee through the inauguration and it’s a tremendous murals.”

Equally, the gorgeous Durga idol of Santoshpur Lake Pally product of paper and the idol of 74 Pally, Khidderpore have additionally been taken to the gallery, the organisers mentioned.

“We’re pleased that our idol, which couldn’t be considered by revellers on account of Calcutta Excessive Court docket order prohibiting entry of holiday makers 10 metre from the pandal entrance, can now be seen by everybody on the artwork gallery – from morning walkers within the lake compound to vacationers,” Santoshpur Lake Pally Common Secretary Somnath Das mentioned.

The Santoshpur Lake Pally idol has been product of paper pulp.

A KMDA official mentioned some Durga idols are being displayed within the gallery.

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