Durgapuja in Calcutta.

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The article speaks about the famous Durgapuja Mandaps in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.

Durgapuja in Calcutta.

Calcutta, the capital of West Bengal, and British Capital of India, till 1910, is the city from where the festival of durgapuja had originated and spread all across the world. More than 1 lakh puja committees in the city organise Durga Puja.

Ekdalia Evergreen Club.

Ekdalia Evergreen Club organize excellent Durga Puja every year. Ramesh Paul used to make the idol of Goddess Durga.

The pandal and lighting.

Ekdalia Evergreen Club is famous for its excellent pandal and lighting. Different types of pandals are made under different themes.

College Square Durgapuja

College Square organizes very good Durgapuja every year. The added attraction is the lighting done around the water of the lake within College Square.

Singhee Park Durgapuja.

Singhee Park is another good Durga Puja Committee situated near Gariahat More in South Kolkata. Visitors from different parts of India come to see their puja every year.

Bose Pukur Durgapuja

Bose Pukur is another good puja committee which organize excellent Durgapuja. In one year it had made the mandap full of earthen pots. Visitors were amazed to see their decoration.

The ambience

There is lot of space in the field to make the mandap and pandal and organize the puja. Visitors are allowed to come and visit the puja.

Jodhpur Park Durgapuja.

Jodhpur Park Durgapuja Committee is another good Committee which organize excellent durga puja every year. The pandals are really beautiful.

Telengabagan Durgapuja

Telengabagan Durgapuja Committee is another good company which organize excellent Durgapuja in North Kolkata. The visitors come to visit the puja every year.

The ambience.

The space that is there in the field where the Durgapuja is held is excellent. Huge crowds gather every year to watch the Durgapuja.

Bagbazar Durgapuja

Bagbazar Durgapuja is famous for its excellent aristocracy. The famous daker saaj and ekchala pratima is maintained in Bagbazar.

Maddox Square Durgapuja

Maddox Square also organized good Durgapuja every year in South Kolkata. Visitors from different parts of the country come to visit the durgapuja.

Visitors should visit majority of durgapuja in Kolkata

It is difficult to highlight the best durgapuja in Kolkata in one article. Visitors should visit the majority of puja in Kolkata.


Bose Pukur Durgapuja, Calcutta, Ekdalia Evergreen Durgapuja, India, Jodhpur Park Durgapuja, Singhee Park Durgapuja, West Bengal

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author avatar Souvik
4th Mar 2012 (#)

If the visitors can avoid the rush of people in Durgapuja, visiting the renowned Durga Mandaps in Kolkata is an experience by itself.
Souvik Chatterji.

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author avatar M G Singh
5th Mar 2012 (#)

I spent time in Calcutta in Eastern command, Fort William. Durga Puja is a great time in Calcutta. Excellent post

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author avatar Souvik
6th Mar 2012 (#)

Dear Madanji,
Thanks a lot for your kind words.
Yes, Durgapuja is the most popular festival in Kolkata.
Souvik Chatterji.

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