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Kolkata # 19 Sindur Khela(Sindur,Symbol of marriage)

By debu    
During the bigest festive occation of Bengali community(worship of Godess Durga) in West Bengal.It is a ritual which signifies end of occation and blessing of Godess Durga would be remain all the time.For Every married woman wishes other married woman by red sindur,kind of red dust, that the sign of marriage would be ever lasting.


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30 Jun 2020 6:27AM
A wonderful image and interesting description.

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30 Jun 2020 11:54AM
Lovely image Debu
Ian
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2020 12:24PM
So many wonderful, colourful traditions - blessings on all your beautiful brides.


KateGrin
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2020 1:34PM
Excellent candid image
Isabel GrinGrin
EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
30 Jun 2020 3:55PM
They look very happy .
Joan
It looks like they were giving each other great pleasure at that moment, Debu. And a lot of red!

Peter
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2020 1:46PM
Yet another piece of cultural enlightenment.

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