Making Of Lord Ganesh Idol Before Ganesh Chaturthi At Kumortuli, Kolkata Tourism Video

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Lord Ganesh, Ganesh Chaturthi, Kumortuli, Kolkata, India: Kumortuli (also spelt Kumartuli) at Sovabazar, North Calcutta is the largest colony of traditional clay potters in West Bengal, India. They are the suppliers of clay idols of Hindu gods and goddesses like Durga, Kali, Ganesh, Lakshmi, Viswakarma, Saraswati to barowari pujas in Kolkata and its neighbourhoods. A number of idols are exported to abroad.

This video shows artists busy making Lord Ganesh idol before Ganesh Chaturthi at Kumortuli, Kolkata, India. The video was recorded on 22nd August, 2014.

Some of the famous clay pottery artist at Kumortuli (Kumartuli), Sovabazar, Kolkata, West bengal, India are Gorachand Pal, Rakhal Chandra Rudra Pal, Mohan Bansi Rudra Pal, Nepal Chandra Rudra Pal, Panchanan Rudra Pal, Brajeswar Pal, Dhananjay Pal, Pradip Rudra Pal, Kartick Chandra Pal, Gouranga Rudra Pal, Paresh Pal, Basudev Rudra Pal, Sreedam Pal, Tapas Pal, Sadhu Charan Pal, Pashuti Rudra Pal, etc.