This special statue of Maa Durga made of 50 kg gold, will be surprised to know the price
This Durga idol is made out of 50 kg of gold and is worth 20 crores. This statue of Goddess Maa has been completed by 250 workers in 3 months.
Kolkata: Idols like Maa Durga are seen all over the country during Navratri. Especially in Kolkata, Durga Puja Kolekar gets a different enthusiasm. People here celebrate their biggest festival
This statue of Goddess Durga has been installed in Santosh Mitra Chowk, Kolkata. In this idol of Goddess Durga, not only Goddess Durga but her lion and Mahishasura have also been plated with gold. gold plate
50 kg of gold has been used to make this idol of Goddess Durga. At the same time, the idols of Lakshmi, Saraswati and Ganesh, Karthikeya, installed with them, have been prepared from clay.
Committee secretary Sajal Ghosh says that it is a tribute to all the goldsmiths of entire Bengal. Machines have snatched away the goldsmiths, but machines cannot do what goldsmiths can do.
He further said that for the first time, the committee has come up with such a unique idea. Earlier, we used a gold sari for Maa Durga. These idols were made by the hands of local artists of Bengal.
At the same time, the committee that installed the statue claims that it is the most ex pensive Durga statue of the country so far. The statue, installed on the Santosh Mitra Square, is 13 feet in height and is heavily guarded by its security force.