Durga Puja festival kicks off in E. India

xinhuanet.com 20-Oct-2015

Photo taken on Oct. 19, 2015 shows a makeshift pandal of Goddess Durga on the first day of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, capital of eastern Indian state west Bengal. Durga Puja, which is celebrated from Oct. 19 to Oct. 22, is the largest Hindu festival that involves worship of Goddess Durga who symbolizes power and the triumph of good over evil in Hindu mythology. (Xinhua/Tumpa Mondal)