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October 09, 2008-Kolkata, West Bengal, India-People gathering during the Kumari(virgin worship)puja--it's another part of Durga worship.
The scriptures mention the great care with which the Kumari (virgin) is selected to be worshipped as the earthly representative of goddess Durga. The qualities required in the girl has to match the dynamism, purity and serenity of the Goddess.