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Kolkata Durga pandal highlights plight of migrant workers amid COVID crisis

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Kolkata Durga pandal highlights plight of migrant workers amid COVID crisis

Kolkata Durga pandal highlights plight of migrant workers amid COVID crisis

To depict the struggle of migrant workers and honour their determination, a Durga pandal in Kolkata outlined their lives during COVID-19 pandemic.

"We wanted to portray the coming back home of the people of Bengal who were working outside the state, as coming back to their mother," said a member of the pandal association.


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