The Durga puja pandal at Thakurbari Temple on MG Marg, Gangtok. Kiran Rasailey, the co-ordinator of the puja committee, said over 300 people, including tourists, visited the pandal on average during the ongoing festive season. The idol of Durga is made of sand and clay. Picture by Prabin Khaling.
The interior of the pandal of Bhangrapara Club in Nadia’s Ranaghat replicates a temple of Rajasthan. Picture by Pranab Debnath.
The Durga idol of the Phuljhor Sarbojonin Durgotsav in Durgapur town. The pandal and the decoration is predominantly green in keeping with the theme - Abhujh Sabhyatae, Sabuj Prithibi. The title is a reminder to keep the earth green by not exploiting nature insensitively. Picture by Arup Sarkar.