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Durga Puja 2020 in Kolkata amid Covid-19

Puja Committee: Shimla Byaam Samity (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Durga Puja 2020 in Kolkata amid Covid-19

Puja Committee: Shimla Byaam Samity (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Durga Puja 2020 in Kolkata amid Covid-19

Puja Committee: Kankurgachi Yubak Brinda, Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Durga Puja 2020 in Kolkata amid Covid-19

Puja Committee: Nalin Sarkar Street (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Durga Puja 2020 in Kolkata amid Covid-19

Puja Committee: Kumortuli Park, Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Durga Puja 2020 in Kolkata amid Covid-19

Puja Committee: Jorashako 7-er Pally

Kolkata gears up for Durga Puja in the time of corona

Snapshots of the finishing touches in the clay artists' colony Kumartuli and in the marquees (pandals) as Kolkata gears up for  Durga Puja celebration amid Covid-19. Amid fears that the cases of Covid-19 will spike during the Durga Puja festivity- when a sea of humanity throng the artistically mounted pandals hosting the ten-armed goddess and her children during their annual homecoming,  the Calcutta High Court has cracked the whip. The court has declared all puja pandals no entry zones for the visitors to stop the spread of the virus. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Kolkata cinema halls set to reopen

Kolkata cinema halls are being sanitized as the central government has allowed the reopening of all theatre houses from Oct 15 after almost seven months due to Covid-19.

Mamata Banerjee performs Goddess Durga's 'Chokkhudaan' at Kolkata's Chetla Agrani Club

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday (Oct 12, 2020) performed her customary ritual of 'Chokkhudaan' (painted an eye on Goddess Durga's idol) at Kolkata's famous Chetla Agrani Club as the city of joy gears up to celebrate its biggest annual festivity-Durga Puja-from Oct 22, 2020

Congress protests against farm bills in Kolkata

KOLKATA, SEP 28 (UNI) Congress workers raising slogans during a demonstration in protest against farm Bills near the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Kolkata on Monday.

A view of Kolkata's East-West Metro after resuming operations on Monday

KOLKATA, SEP 14 (UNI) East- West Metro train reopen for general passenger after months in Kolkata on Monday.

Rapid antigen test for COVID-19 in North Kolkata

KOLKATA, AUG 23 (UNI) Health workers collecting samples for rapid antigen test for COVID-19, at a residential society in North Kolkata on Sunday

Roads in Kolkata wore a deserted look on the second day of lockdown on Friday

KOLKATA, AUG 21 (UNI) A view of deserted roads during complete lockdown to control the spread of the Coronavirus disease, in Kolkata on Friday.

A view of deserted roads during lockdown in Kolkata

KOLKATA, AUG 20 (UNI) A view of deserted roads during complete lockdown to control the spread of the Coronavirus disease, in Kolkata on Thursday.

Kolkata braces for Raksha Bandhan

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Kolkata, the eastern state of India, is gearing up for Raksha Bandhan but of course maintaining the Novel Coronavirus protocols.