Durga Puja Festival in Kolkata

Durga Puja – A festival of light, joy and food.

Durga Puja likewise alluded to as Durgotsava is a yearly Hindu celebration that commands the love of the Hindu goddess Durga. The initial six days are seen as Mahalaya and afterwards Shashthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Navami and Vijayadashami. A similar period is otherwise called Navratri. Durga Puja celebration denotes the triumph of Goddess Durga over the malevolent wild ox devil Mahishasura and embodies the triumph of Good over Evil. The celebration is generally celebrated in eastern conditions of India, for example, West Bengal, Assam, Tripura, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Manipur. This is the biggest celebration of Bengali Hindus and the most recent five days in the state are pronounced as official occasions. The Durga Puja has been praised since the medieval period and progressively advanced with the progression of time. Presently multi day’s Durga Puja has broken every one of the limits and has gone a long ways past the religion, station, statement of faith, and culture. While visiting the remarkable and huge topic based pandals, one can without much of a stretch express that Durga Puja is the biggest outside craftsmanship celebration on earth. The music, move, and workmanship shown amid the Durga Puja assumed an essential job in associating the network in Bengal, India and at last over the globe. The procedure of celebration begins with exceedingly enhanced, life-sized symbols of Durga made by potters out of dirt. In extensive open spaces around West Bengal pandals are made to house the symbols. The icons are revered for five days and after that conveyed in the great parade to a neighbourhood stream for inundation, symbolizing Durga’s gathering with Shiva.

Top 10 Durga Puja Pandal:-

  • Mohammad Ali Park
 
Named after a well known Indian columnist and artist Mohammad Ali Jauhar, Mohammad Ali Park in Kolkata is a standout amongst the most acclaimed Durga Puja pandals in the city, stamping fabulous festivals of real Hindu celebration consistently since 1977. The joint festivals in Mohammad Ali Park is a case of solidarity in decent variety. Ordinarily, the recreation center entryways are available to overall population who wish to go for a walk in the recreation center.
 
  • Santosh Mitra Square
 

Santosh Mitra Square(Lebutala-Local name) is famous for it theme pandal, artistic theme idol of Goddess Durga. This place is located in the central Kolkata, this place is also famous for kite sellers at whole sale rate. Opposite of durga pandal, a small fair is also arranged to chill and relax for Pandal hoppers. Giant wheel, Mickeymouse Baloon, Disco dance etc are the most common attraction for the pandal visitors.

  • College Square
 
College square is the most famous Durga puja among whole West Bengal, its is famous for its monumental architetural puja pandals, which not only unique and eyecathing as well. College square is also well known for its lighting effects. If you want to visit college square for pandal hopping then night is the best suitable time for college square visit.
 
  • Ahiritola Sarabjonin Park
 

 Ahiritola sarbajanin durgotsab samity known for it extremely unique ideas for puja pandals. Most unique thing about Ahiritola is that idol makers borrow clay from brothel to build idol of godess durga, to spread a message about struggle of sex workers.

  • Tarun Sangha
 
Tarun sangha is among the top puja pandals in kolkata. Delineating assortment of subjects and types of workmanship, Dum Park Tarun Sangha Durga Puja is an absolute necessity visit amid the Durga Puja celebration in Kolkata. Like each year, the claim to fame of the Puja Pandal is the stunning presentation of enthusiastic hues and the different type of goddess Durga. Every one of these festivals in Durga Puja improve the merry state of mind and convey you all the more near your family and clearly the Goddess Durga, made by the master craftsmans. Alongside the energetic mood and bazaars, there will be live society execution by famous artistes.
 
  • Deshapriya Park

This unimaginably well known Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata is back again with their astounding compositional wonder. In 2015 they had fabricated a 88 ft Durga icon that was so fiercely mainstream that the pandal needed to close down after a rush. A year ago, they had developed an imitation of the White Temple of Thailand. This year, the subject of the pandal is Gujarat and is being called, ek tukro Gujarat (a cut of Gujarat).
 
  •  Kumartuli Park

It is one of the most youthful and the noticeable Durgatsab in Kolkata, showing the loftiness of Goddess Durga in the most stunning manner. The Kumartuli Park Durga Puja Pandal shows a combination of antiquated workmanship and gloriousness design which brings each part of customary Indian culture. The Puja here is especially extraordinary on the grounds that it happens where huge numbers of the Durga icons are carefully assembled by expert dirt creators.

  •  Sreebhumi 

Sreebhumi is not known to anyone, it has all started to gaining name after sponsorship by Anjali Jwellers who sponsored ₹10 cr necklace to Sreebhumi durgotosab samity. Necklace in the neck of Goddess Durga is the main attraction, and Mahesmati Mahal the famous imaginary building from movie Bahubali-2 also attarcted many people. 

  • Tridhara Sammilini
 
The club was established in the year 1947, being the time of noteworthiness as it was the time of Independence. At the very beginning of the club there were around fifteen to twenty individuals and the Durga Puja then was done in an in all respects plain and very way. As the years passed by then seniors gave over the administration of the club to their cutting edge who are currently present seniors of our own.
 
  •  Naktala Udayan Sangha

The club was established in the year 1947, being the time of noteworthiness as it was the time of Independence. At the very beginning of the club there were around fifteen to twenty individuals and the Durga Puja then was done in an in all respects plain and very way. As the years passed by then seniors gave over the administration of the club to their cutting edge who are currently present seniors of our own.

 

Tentatives dates of Durga Puja 2019

Name Of Event Day Date Of Event
Mahalaya 2019 Sunday 29 September 2019
Maha panchami 2019 Thursday 3 October 2019
Maha Sasthi 2019 Friday 4 October 2019
Maha Saptami 2019 Saturday 5 October 2019
Maha Ashtami 2019 Sunday 6 October 2019
Maha Navami 2019 Monday 7 October 2019
Bijaya Dashmi 2019 Tuesday 8 October 2019

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