Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Durga Puja in Kolkata | Maa Durga Pandals Preparation Photos Images

Durga Puja festival marks the victory of good over evil, with the slaying of demon Mahishasura by Goddess Durga. It is a worship of power of Good which always wins over the bad. Durga Puja, is widely celebrated in the Indian states of West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Orissa & Tripura where it is a five-day annual holiday.

Durga Puja 2013 dates: This year Durga Puja is scheduled to start with the Panchami Puja and will end with Vijaya Dashami or Dussehra. This year,  Durga Puja takes place from 11th to 14th October, 2013. The immersion of Durga idols will take place on 15th October,  2013.

Like Mumbai during Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga Puja is nothing short of cultural extravaganza & a carnival in Kolkata where music, plays, skips, revelry & devotion all blend into one seamless whole. Durga Puja preparation is on full swing in the city & artists are busy in giving final touches to a Durga Puja pandals. 

Friends, sharing with you couple of few pics of preparations of Maa Durga pandals at different places in Kolkata...

A Durga Puja pandal before being thrown open to public in Kolkata.

Last minute finishing touches being given to a Durga puja pandal.

Artists give final touch to a Maa Durga pandal before it is thrown open for public.

A Kolkata community Puja pandal during Durga Puja the biggest festival of the year.

Kidderpore 25 Pally Durga Puja Pandal.

An under-construction Maa Durga Puja Pandal of Behala Janakalyan Sangha in Kolkata.

For more upcoming events for Durga Puja celebration in Kolkata, Delhi, Banaglore, Mumbai & other major cities of India please visit Events section of Buzzintown (dot) com site.

!! Happy Durga Puja !!

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