Tag: Durga Puja in Delhi

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  • Delhi puja turns 175

    Delhi puja turns 175

    Turning the pages of history, we find that Durga Puja was celebrated in Delhi for the first time 175 years ago. Bhavani Majumdar and a few other wealthy Bengalis from Rajshahi (now in Bangladesh) had come to Delhi some time in 1842 on an administrative mission in the durbar of the then Mughal Emperor. Since …

    September 21, 2017