Kolkata (West Bengal) [India]: Kolkata residents come up with particular and revolutionary themes for the Durga Puja pandals every year. This 12 months, the topic of a modern pandal installation by the Dumdum Tarun Dal, Puja Committee, is ‘City of Joy, Calcutta.’ It attempts to mirror the transformation of the metropolis from Old Calcutta to present-day Kolkata.
Dumdum Tarun Dal of North Kolkata, who turns 45 this yr, has given you the eye-catching subject matter this time. In the pandal, humans can seize a glimpse of G. Pal & Sons studio; a portray of a portion of the ‘smoking’ black poster, which had sparked a major controversy inside the country some days back, the printing press, opium distribution center, important infrastructure, and Memorial City.
Calcutta to Calcutta City of Joy–you can see Job Charnak vintage Tilottama. Sutanuti Gobindpur Calcutta 3 village’s tale of becoming present-day Tilottama of Dum Dum Park Tarun Dal. Where the whole of Kolkata will capture up in terms of artwork. Ekchala idol darshan thru Rajbari fuel lamp metho route Ganesh Pine Gopeshwar Pal Glimpse of well-known artists. There is a statue of Calcutta builder Job Charnock at the main front of the mandap. Savarna Roy Chowdhury additionally created the palace perfectly with the aid of the artist Pradeep Das.
According to the Puja Committee Secretary, we are able to see this three-hundred-year vintage town every day in the course of Pujas. Many matters have been modified inside the city. Everything from the residence to the politics. Metro production paintings may be visible in Mandaps. Coffee House, Metropolitan Building, and Janbazar also are provided via piece-by using-piece set up.
Speaking to ANI, Biswajit Prasad, Secretary of Dumdum Tarun Dal Puja Committee, said, “During the length of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, G. Pal who created idols in one night time as in advance idols had been made together like the statue of Lakshmi, Saraswati, Ganesh, Kartik but he created them one after the other. As in line with artistes, when we go out to fight, we are able to take our circle of relatives now, not along but will struggle with that by myself and win it. That’s way; the whole idol is of Lord Durga, who’s there to defend us.”
He brought, “We have created a massive statute of idol Kaali. The old shops of hoarding and banner in the Kolkata streets, we’ve depicted that too on this pandal with the help of hoardings. We have showcased the printing press additionally; without that, pooja becomes incomplete. As it became used to make the invites. ”
Biswajit Prasad endured, “We need to give a message via this pandal to the young people that how changed into the antique Calcutta at the side of the transformation into the present day city. We are showcasing before and after Kolkata. It took almost four months to create this with the assistance of greater than 70-80 artisans who’ve labored day and night time to make the pandal. It becomes constructed at a fee of around Rs 60 lakh.”
The Hindu competition of Durga Puja, additionally referred to as Durgotsava or Sharodotsava, is a yearly party that honours the Hindu goddess Durga and commemorates her victory over Mahishasur.
Over the years, Durga Puja has come to be an inseparable part of Indian subculture, with innumerable people celebrating this pageant of their own unique way whilst pertaining to culture.
Hindu mythology holds that the goddess presently involves her earthly dwelling house to bless her devotees. For the Bengali network, Durga Puja is the largest competition. This 12 months, Maha Shashti falls on October 1 and Vijaya Dashami on October five.
The importance of Durga Puja goes beyond faith and is revered as the birthday celebration of compassion, brotherhood, humanity, artwork and culture. From the reverberation of ‘dhaak’ and new clothes to delicious food, there stays a merry temper during these days.