Kolkata: The people of Kolkata every year comes out with different and exclusive ideas in terms of making the Durga Idol. This year is not exceptional; the pandal hoppers can see an idol of Goddess Durga adorning a beautiful gold saree at a London-themed Durga Pooja Pandal in North Kolkata.
The London-themed pandal with replicas of London Eye, Buckingham Palace, London Bridge and the Big Ben is all set to attract lots of crowd during Durga Pooja when the pandals compete with each other for creativity.
The 22 kg gold saree for the idol has been designed by Kolkata based renowned fashion designer Agnimitra Paul, along with 50 artisans.
The saree of Goddess Durga is made of gold and precious gemstones and has minakaari and intricate zaari work. Not only this has the gold saree also has motifs of flowers, butterflies, birds and a giant peacock.