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  • Bijoya: A sad send-off and hope for the next year

    Bijoya: A sad send-off and hope for the next year

    The crowd now will be of the many Durgas heading for adieu, decorated gloriously in sad send-off, followed by followers, and dhakis drumming their last beat for this year.

    October 15, 2021
  • Authorities gear up for Dashami immersion; steps taken to prevent covid, pollution

    Authorities gear up for Dashami immersion; steps taken to prevent covid, pollution

    As a measure to combat pollution, Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, Kolkata will assist in the removal of idols after immersion from Baje Kadamtola Ghat (Babu Ghat) and Judges Ghat. The port authorities said suitable arrangements have been made at the ghats through contractors by deploying pontoon mounted cranes, stationing three mechanized boats at each ghat.

    October 15, 2021
  • In this Raiganj village, Durga Puja has just begun

    In this Raiganj village, Durga Puja has just begun

    According to the secretary of the Balai Chandi Durga Puja Committee, Sreekant Barman, their forefathers introduced this form of Durga Puja around 500 years ago

    October 11, 2019
  • Debi Boron and Sindur Khela

    Debi Boron and Sindur Khela

    Legend has it that Dashami is the day when she sets out for Kailash, her husband’s abode, accompanied by her children.

    October 7, 2019
  • AWAKENING DURGA

    AWAKENING DURGA

    As per the Sastras, the goddess can be worshipped only during spring (Vasanta) as it falls during the six-month period when the sun moves northwards from the equator (Uttarayan).

    October 15, 2018
  • Joy of celebration

    Joy of celebration

    Once the much awaited festival of Durga Puja arrives, it is welcomed with great pomp and enthusiasm, where the darkness of melancholy gets illuminated with the lights of happiness. With its advent we go back to our roots, traditions and culture. For Bengalis it is not just a vacation for five days but the happiest …

    September 21, 2017