Artists Make Diyas and Idols Ahead of Diwali

Updated: November 04, 2015 15:39 IST
Potters and artists around the country are geared up for the forthcoming Diwali festival. They are seen making earthen pots or diyas and idols of Goddess Kali ahead of the festival.
Artists Make Diyas and Idols Ahead of Diwali
Potter Chelimila Veera Swamy makes diyas on the outskirts of Hyderabad. (AFP Photo)
Artists Make Diyas and Idols Ahead of Diwali
Diyas, which are lit and placed around the home, are in heavy demand during the Diwali festival. (AFP Photo)
Artists Make Diyas and Idols Ahead of Diwali
Diwali festival commemorates the time when Lord Rama achieved victory over Ravana and returned to his Kingdom Ayodhya after 14 years of exile. (AFP Photo)
Artists Make Diyas and Idols Ahead of Diwali
An artist works on a semi-finished clay idol of Goddess Kali in Siliguri. (AFP Photo)
Artists Make Diyas and Idols Ahead of Diwali
The Kali puja will take place on November 11 which is also the day of Diwali. (AFP Photo)

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