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Sindur Khela
Durga Puja 2021: Sindur Khela At South Kolkata Ahead Of Idol Immersion

Women Perform Sindur Khela At South Kolkata Ahead Of Idol Immersion.

Durga Puja in Cuttack
Miss Pandal Hopping! Take A Picture Tour Of Some Famous Pandals Of Cuttack

Like elsewhere, Durga Puja is a low key affair in Cuttack this year as well. Here is a slideshow of the pandals from the millennium city.

Durga Puja Balu Bazar Cuttack
Pandal Hopping: Cuttack Glitters With Maa Durga’s Blessings

Cuttack usually is jam-packed during this time of the year for the pious Durga puja fest, but alike 2020, in 2021 too the city witnessed low-key celebrations on Sasthi Puja, Saptami, Maha Astami, Nabami and similar empty-streets scene is expected on Dussehra as well, courtesy the never-ending pandemic. The millennium city is quite famous for the huge silver backdrops and the magnitude of ornaments used to decorate Goddess Durga. Alas, the idol height this year has been capped at 4-ft, which consequently has reduced the decorative items. Take a look at some of the pandals that are a must-visit.

Kajol Celebrates Pujo!
Durga Puja 2021: Kajol Celebrates Festival With Sumona Chakraborty & Family

Bollywood actress Kajol was recently spotted in Mumbai, while celebrating Durga Puja with family and friends. The actress looked radiant in a pink saree, as she graciously posed for the shutterbugs.

Temple In Odisha Which Only Opens During 9 Nine Days Of Navratri
Temple In Odisha Which Only Opens During Navratri

But the diversity of practices in these Peethas and the numerous facets of the divine feminine Goddess archetypes who preside the every nook and corner, from a nondescript village to metropolitan town in the State, is what make it a thing of beauty.

Goddess In Sand
Durga Puja 2021: Mesmerising Sand Sculpture Of Goddess Durga

On the occasion of Maha Saptami, artist Sudarsan Patnaik created a sand sculpture of Goddess Durga with sea shells in Puri Sea Beach of Odisha. Watch video

Durga Puja 2021
Durga Puja 2021: Twin City Police Gears Up For Hassle-Free Puja

With a view to curb the spread of Covid-19 during the festive season in Odisha, Commissionerate Police has beefed up preparations and security arrangements.

Durga Puja in Kolkata
Durga Puja, Navratri Festivities Begin

The festive season is here. Durga Puja and Navratri will be celebrated with much pomp and splendour in different parts of the country. Devotees will be worshipping different forms of Goddess Durga in these next few days. Preparations and celebrations have already begun, albeit with caution and fear of the pandemic.

Burj Khalifa Pandal
Durga Puja Pandal Spotting: Iconic Burj Khalifa Pandal In Kolkata

Durga Puja celebration, though muted, is all set to have a key attraction this time round in Kolkata. A pandal in Kolkata built on the iconic Burj Khalifa is creating a lot of buzz.

Berhampur Civic Body Imposes Curbs On Observing Durga Puja, Diwali; Check Details
Berhampur Civic Body Imposes Curbs On Observing Durga Puja, Diwali; Check Details

The Durga Puja will be celebrated from October 13 to October 15, 2021. "It is hereby directed that congregation for the celebration of Durga Puja and cultural congregations shall not be allowed in public within BeMC area," a notification issued by the civic body read.

Stormy Days During Durga Puja This Year?
Will Weather Play Spoilsport This Durga Puja In Odisha?

As per model forecasts, a low pressure system will form close to Andhra Pradesh coasts on and around October 9. Given that monsoon mojo will be back in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman seas by the time, heavy rains likely in Odisha

No Gold, Silver Tableaus
Durga Puja: No Gold & Silver Tableaus In Odisha’s Cuttack Leaves Artisans In Despair

Odisha braces up for Durga Puja, the celebrations of which will remain low-key for second consecutive year due to Covid restrictions. Like last year, there will be no gold and silver tableaus in the silver city Cuttack which has left the artisans in despair.

Cyclone Gulab Impact
Cyclone Gulab Impact: No Low Pressure Area For Next 120-Hrs,  But Active Andaman Doesn't Augur Well

The atmospheric pressure of the Bay of Bengal will rise to 1008 Mb in the next 72 hours preventing formation of any fresh low pressure area for the next 120 hours. But monsoon is now strong over the Andaman sea. Ready to host a LOPAR during Durga Puja