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Indian Museum's heritage, modern 3D idols to mark Durga Puja
Indian Museum's heritage, modern 3D idols to mark Durga Puja
Kolkata, Sep 21 (TIWN /IANS) Resurgence of traditional idol designs at the clay modelers' quarter in Kumartuli, school students replicating a centuries-old plaque of goddess Durga slaying the buffalo-demon at the prestigious Indian Museum and a Kolkata community puja introducing 3D printing technology: This year, West Bengal's biggest festival is a mixed bag of techniques.Veteran sculptors and artists at Kumartuli, the largest hub of clay modelers in West Bengal, swear by the malleability of the yellow straw and the fluidity of the sticky alluvial soil or entel maati that gets deposited on the river banks.

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