India is ready to witness one of its biggest religious celebrations come alive in the quiet City of Joy." Covid has suppressed celebrations and gatherings during Durga Puja for the past two years. However, this year in 2022, Durga Puja is back in Sonar Bangla with much more enthusiasm and joy.
Durga Puja celebration starts with Mahalaya (25 September. 2022). On this day, the ritual of & Pran Pratishtha is done by painting the eyes of the idol goddess Durga. After that, Puja continues for ten days, with the important celebration happening on Sasthi, Saptami, and Ashtami. Kolkata is alive 24*7for the ten days of Durga puja celebrations.
<a href =” https://www.bharattaxi.com/kolkata”>Tourists visiting Kolkata </a> during this time can go for Pandal hopping, which means visiting one Pandal after another. Visitors can enjoy excellent artistic work and creativity, unique to every small or big Pandal you visit.
For locals in Kolkata, Durga Puja is the time they have waited for throughout the year. Every corporate office, school, and college has Puja dates at the very start. This organization plans its year, keeping the date of Durga Puja as its most extended holiday. People go for extensive shopping, purchasing new things for the house, etc. They take on traditional attire and put on new clothes every day. Kolkata is the land of sweets, and people there are a foodie. People go out with their families, enjoying the Pandal visit and eating various tasty dishes. Food stalls are available at every corner of the road, and variety is not a problem in Kolkata.