Updated: November 18, 2013 15:50 IST
Devotees taking a dip in the sea on the occasion of Karthika Pournami, in Visakhapatnam on Sunday. Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
Infusing life into clay idols is the artisans’ skill and with awareness about use of clay idols increasing, these traditional potters are working overtime to meet the demand from devotees celebrating in their houses and mass pujas in public places in Hyderabad. Decorating Lord Ganesha idols with carcinogenic colours is a thing of the past and majority root for the clay idols. The Hindu lensmen K. Ramesh Babu and G. Ramakrishna take a look at the preparations.