Many were heartbroken as Kolkata Police barred everyone from entering into Deshopriyo Park in south Kolkata since the stampede took place on Sunday, Oct 18.
Now, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan shared the picture of the 88-foot tall Durga idol. While sharing the image on micro-blogging site Twitter, the actor wrote, "Happy Pujo Greetings to all... peace prosperity !!. 'Puja' greetings .. and more in the days to come."
T 2031 - Happy Pujo Greetings to all .. peace prosperity !! (this idol is made of cement and the largest in Kolkata) pic.twitter.com/A7Z0vOVAGr— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) October 18, 2015
T 2031 - 'Puja' greetings .. and more in the days to come .. pic.twitter.com/bYH4I1HLMx— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) October 18, 2015
T 2031 - The idol of Durga is made in cement and the largest Durga idol in the world .. and it stands in Kolkata !! pic.twitter.com/dgrRILo6sz— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) October 18, 2015
Artist Mintu Pal along with 40 other artists had been working on the idol and the pandal at Deshapriya Park for over two months.
The idol, which has been a major draw this Durga Puja, was equal to an eight-storey building, according to the puja committee organisers.