Painted ceramic heads from Hindu idols are reclaimed after being pulled from the Hooghly River, Babughat, Kolkata, India. The idols are immersed in the river during the Durga Puja festival, then immediately pulled out by workers to avoid polluting the river.
Photo ID: Brett-Cole-India-05498
Photo size: 16.6 Mpixels (47.5 MB uncompressed) - 4992x3328 pixels (16.6x11.0 in / 42.3x28.2 cm at 300 ppi)
Photo keywords: Babughat, Calcutta, conservation, Durga Puja, environment, festival, Ganga, Ganges, garbage, Hindu, Hooghly, idol, India, Kolkata, pollution, trash