Hindu women smudge vermillion on each other in Siliguri.
Hindu women smudge vermillion, a red powder, on each other on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in the eastern Indian city of Siliguri, October 23, 2004. The Durga Puja festival is one of the most popular Hindu festivals. In Hindu mythology, Durga symbolises power and the triumph of good over evil. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri AD/TW