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  • n. Plural form of pandal.

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  • In playgrounds, traffic circles, ponds—wherever space may be available—elaborate structures called pandals 'are set up, many with nearly a year's worth of planning behind them.

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  • It is the most important festival in Bengal, and Bengalis celebrate with new clothes and other gifts, which are worn on the evenings when the family goes out to see the 'pandals' temporary structures set up to venerate the goddess.

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  • Steps were also taken to erect 'pandals' (thatched sheds) outside the booths so that electorates could wait for their turn to vote.

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  • During the festival, Ganesha idols are worshipped at hundreds of "pandals" or makeshift tents before they are immersed in water bodies.

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  • Huge decorative temporary structures called "pandals" are constructed to house these grand prayer services, followed by mass feeding, and cultural functions.

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  • Be it residents or celebrities from outside like Shah Rukh Khan, people came in hordes to join the festivities for Mahashasti, even though it was just the first day of the five-day festival during which Hindu goddess Durga is worshipped in 'pandals' or marquees all over the city.

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  • Divyakant Solanki/European Pressphoto Agency Left, a shopkeeper displayed Ganesh pandals at a jewelry show in Mumbai, Aug. 4.

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  • The decoration of the pandals starts before a month or two.

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  • The Garbhi is a symbol of fertility and you find these colorful pots with sprout growth at most of the local pandals.

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  • Later I shall shoot the workshops of Lalbagh at Ganesh Gully , these workshops cater to all the big pandals where later Lord Ganesha will be installed.

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