Idols are polluting India's rivers and lakes

During the annual five day Durga Puja festival, Hindus spend five days paying worship to statues of the goddess Durga and her children. Then, as the festival ends, the statues are immersed in the nearest body of water.  In religious terms, this ritual represents Durga’s return to her husband, Shiva, at their home in the … Continue reading Idols are polluting India's rivers and lakes