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Durga Pujo Pandal Hopping Planning | South Kolkata | Pujo Exclusive | Festive Series | Pandal Hopping Series Part Two

Documenting Part One was great fun, and now that we are left with just a day to go for Mahalaya, I must shrug my laziness and pen down Part Two. So Day Two, in the morning, we start with the pandal right across where we live, Jodhpur Park Pally Mangal Samity (Right on EEDF Bus… Read More Durga Pujo Pandal Hopping Planning | South Kolkata | Pujo Exclusive | Festive Series | Pandal Hopping Series Part Two

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Durga Pujo Pandal Hopping Planning | South Kolkata | Pujo Exclusive | Festive Series | Pandal Hopping Series Part One

A dear friend of mine asked me day-before yesterday, “What is the significance of Mahalaya?” While explaining her the significance of Mahalaya and Devipaksha, I got choked. Mahalaya marks the auspicious beginning of the festivities of Durga Pujo. Tuning into the voice of Birendra Krishna Bhadra is not only a ritual in Bengali families, it… Read More Durga Pujo Pandal Hopping Planning | South Kolkata | Pujo Exclusive | Festive Series | Pandal Hopping Series Part One