efe-epaBy Shubhomoy Chatterjee Patna, India

Idol makers in India are struggling with their businesses as the Covid-19 crisis has cast clouds of uncertainty over the celebrations of one of the largest cultural and religious carnivals in India that begin next month.

The government has come out with its guidelines, allowing the celebration of the five-day Durga Puja festival, which is popular across the country but mostly celebrated in the eastern and northern parts of India.