The Goddess diaries

The Goddess diaries

Preparations are on in full force for Durga puja — West Bengal’s biggest and most colourful festival. And in this celebration of the victory of good over evil, it’s not just the state’s residents who pitch in.

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For more pictures of Durga puja preparations, our 2007 photo feature on the puja, and other photo essays:

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Text and photographs: Indranil Bhoumik / Mint