Durga Puja Festival

Durga Puja is one of the religious festivals of India which is celebrated throughout the country with great zeal and fervor. It is particularly celebrated in the state of West Bengal in Kolkata in the honor of celebrating the unfathomable power of Goddess Durga. This festival is celebrated during the span of whole period of Navaratri for a time span of 10 days. From the sixth day of Navaratri till the ninth day the huge pandaals of the Goddess Durga are open for the visitors. The tenth day of the Navaratri is called as Dashami and on this day the idols of the Goddess Durga are immerged into water and this process is called as Visarjan. This year in 2017, dashami is falling on 30th September.

This is a great time to visit the cty and check out all the various structures (Pandaals) put up throughout the city and enjoy the festive atmosphere. Here are some of the Pandaals at key locations throughout the city:

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