Durga Puja Immersion

On the final day of the Durga Puja festival, Durga the mother returns to her husband Shiva.  This event is represented by a water immersion of the Durga sculptures.

From each pandal, community members load the idols onto a truck and then a procession follows as the truck heads towards the river.  The procession involves a lot of dancing, eating, drinking, and plenty of holi powder.  This was definitely one of the best cultural experiences of the entire trip :).

Loading Durga onto the truck

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