A Restrained Celebration of Durga Puja

The five-day Hindu holiday Durga Puja begins Thursday. It's celebrated primarily by Bengali Indians and Bangladeshis as the beginning of the great fall holiday season. But sometimes memories of a holiday seem more vivid than the contemporary reality. Sandip Roy offers a commentary.

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