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In Pics | UP women participate in Durduriya Puja days after COVID-19 deaths fall

Married women from nearby villages gathered in groups to perform Durduriya Puja at the local Kali temple after the number of deaths in their region, from ailments they believed were related to COVID-19, greatly reducing over the past few days.

June 13, 2021 / 03:36 PM IST
Hindu women participate in Durduriya Puja, rituals performed in thanksgiving upon fulfillment of some wish, in Pratapgarh, about 70 kilometers (44 miles) from Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Hindu women participate in Durduriya Puja, rituals performed in thanksgiving upon fulfillment of some wish, in Pratapgarh, about 70 kilometers from Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
An idol of Hindu goddess Durga stands smeared in vermillion powder during Durduriya Puja, rituals performed in thanksgiving upon fulfillment of some wish, in Pratapgarh. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
An idol of goddess Durga stands smeared in vermillion powder during Durduriya Puja in Pratapgarh. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Hindu women, with decorated feet, participate in Durduriya Puja, rituals performed in thanksgiving upon fulfillment of some wish, in Pratapgarh. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Women, with decorated feet, participate in Durduriya Puja in Pratapgarh. Uttar Pradesh has seen a steady decline in coronavirus cases for the last few days. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A Hindu woman colors the foot of another participating in Durduriya Puja, rituals performed in thanksgiving upon fulfillment of some wish, in Pratapgarh. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A woman colours the foot of another participating in Durduriya Puja in Pratapgarh. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A child accompanies a Hindu woman participating in Durduriya Puja, rituals performed in thanksgiving upon fulfillment of some wish, in Pratapgarh, about 70 kilometers (44 miles) from Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A child accompanies a woman participating in Durduriya Puja in Pratapgarh. The government has eased restrictions in the districts where cases have been falling. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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first published: Jun 13, 2021 03:36 pm

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