West Bengal government will foil attempts to divide people, says Mamata Banerjee as Durga puja begins
Inaugurating a Durga puja in Kolkata, she said Bengal is not a place for conflicts.
The West Bengal government for the first time has come up with special passes for tourists to enable them to visit all Durga Puja pandals
At least three people were injured in a mini-stampede on Sunday as lakhs of people visited a a marquee in Kolkata that boasted of having installed the world's tallest idol of the goddess Durga, forcing police to temporarily close down the place to visitors.
Many of the widows of Vrindavan come from Bengal. But many have not seen Durga Puja there in decades. When a group visited Kolkata in the run-up to Durga Puja it was an emotional bittersweet reunion.