The Hands that make the Gods

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The Kumars of Kumartuli (Potter’s Colony) at CR Park. The clay sculptor artists travel from different parts of Bengal, to mould the beautiful idols that get worshipped during the Durga Puja. Different workshops specialise in creating the straw frames, adding clay coatings or painting the divine features. They are the unseen faces that work for weeks to bring the Gods to earth…

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