Updated: October 23, 2013 14:02 IST
The overcast sky and the pool of water on the Beach Road say it all. Water gushing out of a manhole near the Naval Coast Battery in Visakhapatnam
on Tuesday. 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.