Durga Puja of Kolkata

Durga Puja event tells the joy of Goddess Durga over the evil buffalo devil Mahisasura. Thus, Durga Puja celebration represents the win of Good over Devil.

Durga Puja is commonly commemorated in the Indian provinces of Assam, Manipur, Jharkhand, Bihar, Odisha, Tripura and West Bengal, where it is a five-day yearly vacation. In West Bengal and Tripura, which has a mainly of Bengali Hindus, it is the main celebration of the year. Not only is it the leading Hindu carnival commemorated all through the state, it is also the most important socio-cultural occasion in Bengali Hindu culture.

More than two thousand pandals are set up in Kolkata, all shouting for the appreciation and honour of the public. The city is decorated with lights. People from all over the country arriving the city at this puja, and each night is one crazy celebration where thousands of public go ‘pandal-hopping’ with their friends and family. Traffic comes to a standstill, and certainly, most public discard their motor vehicles to journey by foot after a end. A special task force is organized to manage law and order. Durga Puja in Kolkata is often speaks to as the Rio Celebration of the Eastern Hemisphere. One such Durga Puja of Kolkata which is importance revealing is Shovabazar Rajbati Durga Puja. All through Kolkata, or moderately, West Bengal, on the final day(dussera), public take lights which have fire in them and dance in front of the goddess Durga.

During puja season all peoples of Kolkata and also all over West Bengal buy new dresses for them and their families and wearing new dresses they visits the pandals. For this they start to buy the garments from market one month before the Durga Puja. Presently, they also try online shopping store for their puja dresses.

Durga Puja of Kolkata
Durga Puja of Kolkata