Durga puja celebration ends amidst pandemic with idol immersion; know what was different this year

Kolkata: The much-awaited festival of West Bengal – Durga puja ended on Monday as the state celebrated Vijaya Dashami amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. Several ghats in the state were buzzing with activity as most durga puja committees immersed the Durga idols marking an end to the week-long festivities.  According to Kolkata Police, as many as … Read more Durga puja celebration ends amidst pandemic with idol immersion; know what was different this year

How to Stay Safe During the Pandemic While Celebrating Durga Puja and Navratri

In view of COVID-19, several Durga committees have found unique measures, including online darshan, home delivery of prasad and COVID-19 test for priests and cooks. Here are some tips to avoid transmission of coronavirus and to stay safe while celebrating Navratri and Durga Puja. Trending Desk Last Updated: October 20, 2020, 20:38 IST FOLLOW US … Read more How to Stay Safe During the Pandemic While Celebrating Durga Puja and Navratri

Coronavirus | Doctors asked not to leave Kolkata during Durga Puja

WBCERC urges private hospitals to keep a note of the contact details of the doctors so that they can be reached in case of emergency Amid apprehensions of a probable surge of COVID-19 cases in the State during Durga Puja, the West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission (WBCERC) has asked doctors not to leave the … Read more Coronavirus | Doctors asked not to leave Kolkata during Durga Puja

Festival of Politics: Modi’s ‘Puja Ki Baat’ Is BJP’s Answer To Mamata’s Grip Over Durga Puja Organisers

File photo of Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and PM Narendra Modi. The BJP is evidently brainstorming on means to invade and usurp not just physical political spaces, but even the virtual ones which were previously occupied by Mamata Banerjee. CNN-News18 Last Updated: October 13, 2020, 8:46 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: Sougata Mukhopadhyay Prime Minister … Read more Festival of Politics: Modi’s ‘Puja Ki Baat’ Is BJP’s Answer To Mamata’s Grip Over Durga Puja Organisers

Shubho Mahalaya 2020: Why is it Celebrated Few Days Before Durga Puja Every Year

Mahalaya or Mahalaya Amavasya is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the Amavasya in the month of Ashwin. It falls on the last day of Pitru paksh or Shradh. Mahalaya or Mahalaya Amavasya is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the Amavasya in the month of Ashwin. It falls on the last day of Pitru … Read more Shubho Mahalaya 2020: Why is it Celebrated Few Days Before Durga Puja Every Year

Coronavirus | No decision on Durga Puja yet: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said a rumour is being spread that Durga Pujas will not be organised in the State when no such decision has been taken. “We have not taken any such decision. We are in the middle of a pandemic. No meeting with the [Durga Puja] clubs, which is … Read more Coronavirus | No decision on Durga Puja yet: Mamata