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.
Security has been heightened in the millennium city ahead of Dussehra festivities. As many as 32 platoons of police forces have been deployed in Cuttack to ensure strict adherence to Covid-19 guidelines during Durga Puja celebrations.
In its pray, the Puja committee had urged the Court to direct the Cuttack district administration and the State government to permit the continuation of the 500-year-old tradition at the Durga Puja mandap.
Bhubaneswar: Amid ‘hulahulis’ and chanting of the ‘chandi path’, devotees thronged various pandals and shrines across the State to offer specials prayers to Maa Durga on the auspicious occasion of Maha Ashtami today. Adorned in new clothes, devotees were seen flocking the puja pandals since morning in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Balasore, Sambalpur and other towns […]