PHOTOS Durga Puja festival celebrated in Kolkata, India

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Durga Puja festival celebrated in Kolkata, India

Xinhua

23:18, October 10, 2019

Hindu women smear each other's faces with "Sindoor" vermillion powder before the Goddess Durga idol immersion on the final day of the festival in Kolkata, India, on Oct. 8, 2019. Durga Puja is one of the largest Hindu festivals that involve worship of Goddess Durga symbolizing power and triumph of good over evil in Hindu mythology. (Xinhua/Tumpa Mondal)

Hindu women smear each other's faces with "Sindoor" vermillion powder before the Goddess Durga idol immersion on the final day of the festival in Kolkata, India, on Oct. 8, 2019. Durga Puja is one of the largest Hindu festivals that involve worship of Goddess Durga symbolizing power and triumph of good over evil in Hindu mythology. (Xinhua/Tumpa Mondal)

Hindu women gesture with smeared face with "Sindoor" vermillion powder before the Goddess Durga idol immersion on the final day of the festival in Kolkata, India, on Oct. 8, 2019. Durga Puja is one of the largest Hindu festivals that involve worship of Goddess Durga symbolizing power and triumph of good over evil in Hindu mythology. (Xinhua/Tumpa Mondal)

Hindu women dance with smeared face with "Sindoor" vermillion powder before the Goddess Durga idol immersion on the final day of the festival in Kolkata, India, on Oct. 8, 2019. Durga Puja is one of the largest Hindu festivals that involve worship of Goddess Durga symbolizing power and triumph of good over evil in Hindu mythology. (Xinhua/Tumpa Mondal)

Hindu women smear each other's faces with "Sindoor" vermillion powder before the Goddess Durga idol immersion on the final day of the festival in Kolkata, India, on Oct. 8, 2019. Durga Puja is one of the largest Hindu festivals that involve worship of Goddess Durga symbolizing power and triumph of good over evil in Hindu mythology. (Xinhua/Tumpa Mondal)

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