Dasara Festival

An Indian artisan works on an unfinished...An Indian artisan works on an unfinished clay idol of the Hindu Godess 'Durga' at a workshed in Bangalore on September 30, 2013,  in preparation for forthcoming Dasara Festival celebrations. "Dasara", derived from the Sanskrit Dasha-hara meaning "remover of bad fate", is among the most important festivals celebrated by the Hindus in India. AFP PHOTO/Manjunath KIRANManjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images

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An artisan in India works on an unfinished clay idol of the Hindu Goddess Durga at a workshop in Bangalore. It is in preparation for the forthcoming Dussehra festival. Dussehra, derived from the Sanskrit Dasha-hara, meaning “remover of bad fate”, is among the most important celebrations in the Hindus religious calendar