South Park Street Cemetery is decorated with lights on the occasion of All Souls’ Day. All Souls’ Day is observed a day after All Saints’ Day. In Kolkata, both the days are observed at cemeteries across the cityPictures: Amit Datta
People light candles at the graves of their beloved at Lower Circular Road Cemetery. On All Souls’ Day, people remember their loved ones by visiting their graves and offering prayers, flowers and candles.
A nun from the Missionaries of Charity lights a candle. On this day, Requiem masses are also offered in church
People spend a quiet moment at the graves of their loved ones at Lower Circular Road Cemetery on the occasion of All Souls’ Day on Wednesday
People light candles at the grave of poet and playwright Michael Madhusudan Dutta
A woman prays in front of a grave. It is one of the busiest days for the cemetery staff as family members follow up on the annual upkeep of the tombs and graves