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09-FEB-2011 oochappan

Saraswati Puja Festival

Varanasi - life on the ghats

The last day of the Saraswati Festival,
the Goddess of Knowledge & Arts was brought to the Holy Ganga to immerse Her.
Saraswati was dressed in yellow garments, sign of auspiciousness and spirituality.

The whole town went crazy by a never ending procession of Saraswati statues
carried around on enlightened cars with big loudspeakers,
students dancing wild on deafening music till late in the night.

People of Varanasi

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
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