Dolled up for annual festival

The mother of a young girl applying lip gloss on her daughter before the start of rituals to commemorate the Hindu festival called Navratri, at Adyapith temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, yesterday.
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The mother of a young girl applying lip gloss on her daughter before the start of rituals to commemorate the Hindu festival called Navratri, at Adyapith temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, yesterday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 16, 2016, with the headline 'Dolled up for annual festival'. Print Edition | Subscribe