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London exhibition celebrates Durga Puja as part of UK’s Thames festival

By: Sarwar Alam

A unique photography exhibition celebrating Durga Puja festivities as part of the UK’s Totally Thames Festival has been attracting large crowds in London. The exhibition titled Bengal’s Durga, produced by the West Bengal government and curated by Ali Pretty and Kamalika Bose, comprises 16 exhibition panels of photography by Manjit Singh Hoonjan to present an insight into the “outpouring of creativity, artistic innovation and cultural celebration” of Durga Puja tradition. “For 10 days in autumn, 10 million revellers descend on the state of West Bengal for Durga Puja festivities with its thousands of mega idols, hundreds of themed art installations…

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