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Durga Idol to cost Rs 17 crore for a community puja in Central Kolkata

Kolkata, Jul 12 (UNI) A Durga idol to cost about Rs 17 crore for a community puja
in Central Kolkata as the image would require some 50/60 kgs of solid gold, the
organisers announced during media briefing today.
The organisers at Santosh Mitra Square claimed for the first time they would
celebrate the festival with gold plated image of Durga idol which would require
some 50/60 kgs of solid gold, which would cost about Rs 17 crore.
Artisan Mintu Pal has agreed to make the gold plated image, a replica was
also displayed during the media briefing at Press Club, Kolkata.
The organisers claimed that traditionally their idols of Durga, Laxmi,
Swaraswati, Ganesha and Kartika used to have gold plated crowns, bangles
and other ornaments but this year it would be total gold of all the images.
UNI PC BM
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