Tag: Kali Puja

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Diwali & Kali Puja: Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates Goddess Kali Sculpture With Earthen Lamps

Diwali & Kali Puja: Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates Goddess Kali Sculpture With Earthen Lamps

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Cuttack Gears For Kali Puja, Preparations in Full Swing

"Adhering to State government restrictions this year, the idol makers are restricting the height of the statue to 4 feet or less."

Bangladeshi Cricketer Shakib Forced To Apologise For Attending Kali Puja In Kolkata
Bangladeshi Cricketer Shakib Forced To Apologise For Attending Kali Puja In Kolkata

Dhaka: Bangladeshi cricketer Shakib-al-Hasan was forced to apologise for attending a Kali Puja in Kolkata. Shakib attended the Puja on the invitation from TMC MLA Paresh Pal. Shakib even received death threat from a fundamentalist who is intolerant to Hindu-Muslim unity. Following the incident, certain Islamist groups are now outraged over the gesture of the […]

No Community Celebrations Of Kali Puja, Diwali Or Chhat Puja In Rourkela

Rourkela: There will be no community celebrations of Kali Puja, Diwali, Chhat Puja and other religious festivals till November 30 in Rourkela in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, informed Sundergarh district administration. The district administration has also put a ban on bursting of firecrackers. The decision was taken in a meeting headed by Rourkela SP […]

Diwali 2020: Commissionerate Police's Special Measures For Kali Puja

Cuttack: Keeping in view the pandemic situation, the Commissionerate Police on Monday announced special measures for the smooth conduct of Kali Puja in Cuttack. City DCP Prateek Singh informed that all the COVID-19 restrictions which were in place for Durga Puja will remain in force also during Kali Puja. Addressing a presser, Singh said the […]

Diwali 2020: Police Gives Nod For Firecrackers Shops In Cuttack

Cuttack: Licences will be issued by the Commissionerate Police for setting up temporary firecracker shops for the upcoming Diwali, the festival of lights, in Cuttack. Cuttack DCP Prateek Singh told reporters on Monday that the Commissionerate Police will soon identify places where the temporary shops selling firecrackers would come up in different parts of the […]

Miscreants Stab Youth ‘In Presence Of Police’ In Odisha

Bhadrak: Pointing to the state of utter lawlessness, a youth was allegedly stabbed by miscreants that too in front of police during Kali Puja celebrations in Bhadrak Town on Tuesday night. According to reports, some unidentified miscreants allegedly attacked Jeet Padhiary, a local youth near Indrabhuban Jatra Pandal in the town last night. The youths […]

Diwali fervour grips Odisha; tributes paid to ancestors with special prayers

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: All roads in twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar led to sweets, lights and firecrackers shops as Diwali fervour gripped the State today. People also offered homage and tributes to their ancestors during the festival of lights. Reports said due to the restrictions imposed on bursting of crackers by the Supreme Court, the sale […]

Unique Chhinnamasta Kali idol attracts devotees in Cuttack

Cuttack: The Millennium City is abuzz with Kali Puja celebrations that began from Diwali night. Silver crafted backdrops or ‘medhas’ of Goddess Kali are attracting many devotees to the 70 odd puja mandaps here. Among the various mandaps, the unique idol of the Goddess at Bakharabad Puja Mandap is particularly pulling crowd. Instead of Goddess […]

All roads lead to cracker stalls as Diwali preparation in full swing

Bhubaneswar: Preparations for Diwali celebrations tomorrow are in full swing with people of the State flocking crackers shops to buy diyas, crackers and candles today. People were also seen buying sweets to celebrate the festival of lights. Following the Supreme Court’s directive, crackers shop are only allowed in open spaces. Ashok Kumar Sahu, a crackers […]