A 600 sq metre area has been designated as a Mask Garden Area within Eco Park. This was approved in the Board Meeting of Hidco held on 10th October 2013.
The Mask Garden will be divided into three zones. One zone would consist of 14 masks from the districts of West Bengal. A second zone would cotain 12 masks from other states such as Kerala, Orissa, Assam, UP, Uttaranchal. Tamil Nadu, Mizoram, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Arunachal Pradesh. The third zone would contain 35 masks from few other countries such as Africa, Bolivia, Basra, USA, Japan, Sri Lanka, Kampuchea, Bhutan, Bangladesh etc.
All masks would be replicas made of fibre glass with an average size of 1.5m x 1 m. Here is a picture of a Cambodian mask of an owl :
Here is a clipping from today's Anandabazar:
And here is a cutting from today's Khabar 365: