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  1. Celebrating Durga Puja

  2. A devotee offers sweets to an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga while offering prayers on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, September 30, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  3. A woman reacts as "Sindur", or vermillion powder, is applied to her face after worshipping an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Chandigarh, September 30, 2017. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

  4. Municipal workers carry an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga for immersion in the waters of the river Brahmaputra on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati, September 30, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

  5. Municipal workers immerse an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga in the waters of the river Brahmaputra on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati, September 30, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

  6. Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga into the Bay of Bengal on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Chennai, September 30, 2017. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

  7. A woman worships a girl dressed as a Kumari as part of a ritual during the Durga Puja festival at a temple in Ajmer, September 29, 2017. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma

  8. People visit a temporary platform called pandal during the Hindu religious festival Durga Puja in Kolkata, September 29, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  9. Soumili Mukherjee, a five-year old girl dressed as a Kumari, yawns as she is worshipped by a Hindu priest as a part of the Durga Puja rituals at a temporary platform called pandal during the Hindu religious festival Durga Puja in Kolkata, September

  10. Soumili Mukherjee, a five-year old girl dressed as a Kumari, who is worshipped as part of the Durga Puja rituals, is carried by her father to a temporary platform called pandal, during the Hindu religious festival Durga Puja in Kolkata, September 28,

  11. Hindu devotees hold earthen lamps and torches to perform prayers called "Aarti" during the celebrations to mark the Navratri festival, in which devotees worship Hindu goddess Durga, at Surat in the western state of Gujarat, September 28, 2017.

  12. Hindu devotees perform Garba, a traditional folk dance, during the celebrations to mark the Navratri festival, in which devotees worship Hindu goddess Durga, at Surat in the western state of Gujarat, September 28, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

  13. Hindu devotees perform Garba, a traditional folk dance, during the celebrations to mark the Navratri festival, in which devotees worship Hindu goddess Durga, at Surat in the western state of Gujarat, India, September 28, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

  14. Hindu devotees perform Garba, a traditional folk dance, during the celebrations to mark the Navratri festival, in which devotees worship Hindu goddess Durga, at Surat in the western state of Gujarat, September 28, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

  15. Hindu devotees cover a banana tree trunk with a cloth before offering prayers during a ritual as part of the Durga Puja festival on the banks of the Ganges river in Kolkata, September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  16. A Hindu devotee ululates as she holds a banana tree trunk after taking a dip in the waters of the Ganges river during a ritual as part of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India, September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  17. A Hindu priest performs prayers in front an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga (not pictured) inside a home, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  18. Vendors sell garlands, which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Durga Puja, at a wholesale flower market in Kolkata, India September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  19. Women offer prayers in front of an idol of Hindu goddess Durga, inside a home, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  20. People visit a pandal, or temporary platform, with an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  21. An electrician (top) examines decorative lights at a pandal, a temporary platform, for the upcoming Hindu festival of Durga Puja in Kolkata, India, September 24, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  22. An artisan prepares an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga at a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Ahmedabad, India, September 24, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

  23. A 100-foot bamboo idol of the Hindu goddess Durga, which is aimed at breaking the Guinness World Records for the tallest bamboo sculpture ever made, ahead of the Durga Puja festival, is seen in Guwahati, India September 23, 2017.

  24. People take pictures with their mobile phones at a temporary platform called pandal ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India September 23, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  25. Artisans install a 100-foot bamboo idol of the Hindu goddess Durga, which is aimed at breaking the Guinness World Records for the tallest bamboo sculpture ever made, ahead of the Durga Puja festival, in Guwahati, India September 23, 2017.

  26. An artisan adorns a gold saree, a traditional Indian women cloth, on an idol of Hindu goddess Durga, at a temporary platform called pandal, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India September 23, 2017.

  27. A Hindu devotee takes blessings of a girl dressed as Kumari, who is worshipped during the Durga Puja festival, at Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, India September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

  28. An artisan decorates an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga at a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  29. An artisan paints a sculpture installed at a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

  30. An artisan applies finishing touches on an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga, before it is transported to a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  31. Labourers load an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga onto a boat to transport it through the waters of river Ganges to a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  32. Labourers carry an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga, to load it onto a boat, for transport through the Ganges River, to a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India September 21, 2017.

  33. Labourers prepare to load an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga onto a truck to transport it to a pandal, or a temporary platform, for the upcoming festival of Durga Puja in Kolkata, India, September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  34. Artisans carry a glass fiber model of a woman which, according to the artisans, will be used to decorate a pandal, a temporary platform, for the upcoming Hindu festival of Durga Puja in Kolkata, India, September 20, 2017.

  35. Artisans work on a pandal, or a temporary platform, being built for the upcoming Hindu festival of Durga Puja in Kolkata, India, September 18, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  36. An electrician hangs decorative lights on an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga at a pandal, or a temporary platform, for the upcoming festival of Durga Puja in Kolkata, India, September 18, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri