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Agartala: Durga Idol Made Of 55 Kg Silver Opens For Common Visitors

Not soil. goddess Durga dressed in silver . Yes. This happened first time in Tripura.

One of the most popular Durga Puja is of Chhatra Bandhu Club. Every year they make idols with different themes to attract visitors. 

Earlier, in 2016, the club grabbed everyone’s attention by making a golden idol made of gold and diamonds. 

As the goddess idol attracted everyone’s eye that year, the pandal was modeled after the Lakshminarayan Golden Temple of South India. This year also there is a special attraction in the puja.

In Banipur, Habra, artist Indrajit Poddar built the durga idol for about four months. 4 gunmen were kept for security. Silver Durga is guarded round the clock by 12 CC cameras.        

He started making idol of silver from June. Work progressed little by little every day. Made it more perfect than perfect. Total 55 kg silver used in making idols of Durga and her family members,

On Wednesday the pandal opens for the common visitors.                         

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