Durga Puja

Festival | Religious Festival

Like Ganesh Chaturthi in Maharashtra, Durga Puja is a community festival for every community in Bengal or Bengali community world over. Set around Navaratri in Late Sept – early Oct with immersion of the Durga carried out on the Dussera day with all the festivities and grandeur. Every community has their decorated Durga idols and celebrations are held after an elaborate Puja in the evening. Durga Puja is also when special festive recipes are prepared and shared among community members. 

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