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Assam girl’s Durga idol makes it to International Book of Records

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Guwahati: Pollabi Debroy of Karimganj has found the place in the International Book of Records for making the largest Durga idol made of recycling products.

An enthusiastic girl, artiste and teacher of a private school, Pollabi made six feet idol of Durga using recycling products in 2018. She used plastic packets, spoons, aluminum sheets, cardboard, clay model, etc to make the statue of Goddess Durga.

According to a report published in The Assam Tribune, Pollabi said that she wants to use the waste materials for good purposes.

She said that people generally ignore the waste materials but these should be recycled and may be used for employment generation. “It is a new world record made by me”, overwhelmed Pollabi said.

The deputy commissioner of Karimganj, Khargeswar Pegu congratulated her on Wednesday and handed over the certificate and madel. The Secretary of Press Club, Arup Roy said that it is a proud moment for the Karimganj district.

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