Time to sculpt Durga Puja idols

  • Potters of Old Dhaka have coloured idols of goddess Saraswati, gods Kartik and Ganesh, demon Asur and Lord Shiva ahead of Durga Puja. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Potters of Old Dhaka have coloured idols of goddess Saraswati, gods Kartik and Ganesh, demon Asur and Lord Shiva ahead of Durga Puja. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A potter of Old Dhaka makes the structure of an idol of goddess Durga ahead of Sharadiya Durgotsob. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A potter of Old Dhaka makes the structure of an idol of goddess Durga ahead of Sharadiya Durgotsob. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A potter is sculpting the first parts of an idol of goddess Durga on a wooden structure in Dhaka ahead of Sharadiya Durgotsob. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A potter is sculpting the first parts of an idol of goddess Durga on a wooden structure in Dhaka ahead of Sharadiya Durgotsob. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A potter is sculpting an idol of goddess Durga by using clay on a structure made of wood and straw in Dhaka ahead of Sharadiya Durgotsob. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A potter is sculpting an idol of goddess Durga by using clay on a structure made of wood and straw in Dhaka ahead of Sharadiya Durgotsob. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A potter is sculpting an idol of goddess Durga by using clay on a structure made of wood and straw in Dhaka ahead of Sharadiya Durgotsob. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A potter is sculpting an idol of goddess Durga by using clay on a structure made of wood and straw in Dhaka ahead of Sharadiya Durgotsob. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A potter of Old Dhaka is polishing the rough edges of an idol of Durga by using clay in Dhaka ahead of Sharadiya Durgotsob. The final touches will be given to draw the third eye of the Hindu goddess, which they believe will instil life in her. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A potter of Old Dhaka is polishing the rough edges of an idol of Durga by using clay in Dhaka ahead of Sharadiya Durgotsob. The final touches will be given to draw the third eye of the Hindu goddess, which they believe will instil life in her. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A potter of Old Dhaka is polishing the rough edges of an idol of Durga by using clay in Dhaka ahead of Sharadiya Durgotsob. The final touches will be given to draw the third eye of the Hindu goddess, which they believe will instil life in her. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A potter of Old Dhaka is polishing the rough edges of an idol of Durga by using clay in Dhaka ahead of Sharadiya Durgotsob. The final touches will be given to draw the third eye of the Hindu goddess, which they believe will instil life in her. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu