Hindus celebrate Durga Puja festival

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Hindus are commemorating the Durga Puja festival this week across India and Bangladesh, a celebration for the goddess Durga. The five-day festival commemorates the slaying of a demon king by Durga, restoring good over evil.

During the festival, worshipers take part in rituals, including prayers and animal sacrifices. Here are some of the scenes from India.

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