Durga idols are recovered from the Hooghly River after being immersed during the Durga Puja idols, Babughat, Kolkata, India. The idols are recovered to avoid polluting the river. They're made from straw and river clay, but the paints are not eco-friendly.
Photo ID: Brett-Cole-India-05538
Photo size: 17.2 Mpixels (49.3 MB uncompressed) - 3389x5083 pixels (11.2x16.9 in / 28.7x43.0 cm at 300 ppi)
Photo keywords: Babughat, Calcutta, clay, conservation, Durga Puja, environment, festival, Hindu, idol, India, Kolkata, Lakshmi, pollution, recycling