West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar says he 'felt insulted' at Durga Puja carnival in Kolkata but remains mum on reason for humiliation
West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said he felt insulted at the Durga Puja carnival in the city, however, did not mention the reason for feeling humiliated.
ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal set up in Guwahati to celebrate 50 years of organisation and as tribute to Vikram Sarabhai
As a tribute to Vikram Sarabhai on his 100th birth anniversary and to celebrate 50 years of ISRO, a special ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal has been made in Assam.
Durga Puja committee in Kolkata designs pandal to raise awareness about harmful effects of mobile tower radiation on birds
The Barisha club has designed the exterior of its Durga Puja pandal with an artificial mobile tower and a dish TV antenna along with skeletons of hundreds of birds stuck on the tower who die due to high radiation.
The annual week-long carnival of Durga Puja is undoubtedly the most anticipated event in Bengal, with several seasonal jobs generated yearly because of it. Firstpost goes behind the scenes and talks to people for whom the festival is more than just a few days of celebrations — it's their means of livelihood.
Sourodip Ghosh searches for the goddess Durga amid the bustle of North Kolkata in his photo essay
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