Gold and glitter fit for a goddess

An artisan decorating a gold sari on an idol of Hindu goddess Durga, at a temporary platform called the pandal, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India.
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An artisan decorating a gold sari on an idol of Hindu goddess Durga, at a temporary platform called the pandal, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 25, 2017, with the headline 'Gold and glitter fit for a goddess'. Print Edition | Subscribe