puja is scheduled to take place in October this year.
She said Durga
Puja is attached to the traditional heritage and culture of Bangla.
Kolkata: The revelry surrounding West Bengal's Durga
Puja festival is not new, but a humble community puja named "Footpather Durga
Pujo" in north Kolkata -- organised by children living on the pavements -- is grabbing attention despite the absence of pomp and glitter associated with the city's high-budgeted community puja pandals.
represents purity and power according to Hindu beliefs and was also associated with fertility of the earth. The festival is mostly celebrated as a triumph of good over evil.
The organization is involved in organizing socio-cultural events in Bangalore, the highlight being the grand Durga
As part of the project artists from India will visit Cardiff in June and July to make clay images of the goddess Durga
at Butetown History and Arts Centre.
In 2014 the special issue of Forward Magazine (October) which was carrying the Bahujan understanding of Mahishasur and Durga
was seized by the police on the complaint from some sections that this issue will precipitate the hatred between Brahmins and OBCs.
The incident came to light post Durga
puja after the organizers knocked on the doors of the district administration.
15 -- History records that grand celebration of Durga
Puja began in late 1500s.
, an orphan from India, was abandoned at birth and left in a bush.
Kolkata witnessed a unique celebration of Durga
Puja this year as an international street painter Tracy Lee Stum was invited to help the local people paint a 3D project in the city.