Guwahati, February 06: The boarders of MNDP Hostel, Cotton College, celebrated Saraswati Puja this year by creating a 20 feet tall idol of Goddess Saraswati at the hostel premises. The bamboo idol was constructed by Pranjal Kalita, who is a student of Cotton University and a boarder of MNDP Hostel.
“We have constructed the idol with only bamboo, which took us around 36 hours. The idol is around 20 feet tall. The construction cost us around 2500 rupees, and I was helped by Saurav Jyoti Bordoloi and Santanu Sarania in the whole process” says Pranjal in a rendezvous with Team UniTreed. “This is our first attempt. If we get the opportunity, we shall certainly create more of such works for you” he adds.
They students wanted to spread a message of eco friendly art with this creation, they said.