Covid or no-Covid era, millenium city Cuttack never leaves any stone unturned to make Durga Puja festival an occasion of pure glitter. It is here that the popular adage, all that glitters is not gold (and silver), literally is proved wrong. The city dazzles with gold and silver filigree works every year at the puja pandals and is well-known across the country for its royal celebrations. As devotees are set to bid adieu to Maa Durga, take a virtual tour of the pandals to catch a glimpse of the deity for one last time before the final ritual of idol immersion.
Kolkata: Thousands of devotees and revellers are making a beeline for a marquee in north Kolkata to pay obeisance to a Durga idol decked out in a sari made by using 22-carat gold worth crores of rupees, an organiser said on Friday. Those visiting the Santosh Mitra Square marquee are simply left awestruck while gazing at […]
Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has set aside September 30 as the date of hearing of the petition challenging Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Police Commissioner’s order to cap the height of Goddess Durga idols for Dussehra celebrations. As per sources, the court has asked the Police Commissioner to submit an affidavit in connection with the case ahead of […]
Cuttack: Hearing petitions of various Puja Committees in connection with the cap on the height of Durga idols, the Orissa High Court today asked the Advocate General to submit a status report of a few under-construction idols taller than the stipulated height of 4-ft. The Court has also asked to ensure that the safety of […]
Varanasi: Most of the Durga idols have been immersed on the last Navratri Day and the remaining will be taken for immersion on Monday, but one Durga idol in Varanasi has not been immersed for years. According to the local people, this idol, made of clay, has been standing for the past not just a […]