Goddess Durga Idol in Agartala
Goddess Durga Idol in Agartala

Created in time for the revered Durgo Puja festival, the Goddess Durga idol to grace the pandal of Agartala’s Chatra Bandhu club is adorned with gold, American diamonds, jewellery and precious stones worth Rs 4 crores.


The artist who created the idol, Indrajit Poddar has more than decade of experience in making idols, and has experimented with materials such as pearly, shells, fruit seeds and tree bark. Poddar began construction of the Durga idol in March, using ornaments sourced from a Kolkata based jewellery showroom.