Saturday, April 20, 2024

Durga Puja begins today

News Desk : Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, begins today with Maha Shashthi puja at temples across the country with due religious fervour. Preparations at all puja mandaps have almost been completed as artisans are busy giving the final touches to idols and pandals to celebrate the festival. It ... Read more

Puja in the air

Puja days are here again. A time to look back on what the festival meant in days gone by and how it’s celebrated now. Pijush Bandyopadhyay After a year, Sharodiyo Durga Puja is back again. My heartiest well wishes to all. During our childhood we’d wait eagerly for the Puja festivities to begin. Buying new ... Read more

Durga Puja begins

The five-day-long Durga Puja, the biggest annual religious festival of the Hindus, begins today through Sashthi puja. All puja mandaps (pavilion) in the capital and other parts of the country are prepared for the celebration. The artisans are busy giving the finishing touches to the idols and organisers doing the last minute decoration and lighting ... Read more