Pune: Bangiya Sanskriti Samsad Celebrates 82nd Durga Puja

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Bhosale Nagar, 12th October 2021: Despite the Coronavirus disease (COVID19) pandemic not being fully averted, the biggest festival of the Bengali community all over the world is round the corner.

Bangiya Sanskriti Samsad, a cultural organisation, celebrates Durga Puja every year. But from last year due to the COVID19 pandemic, they are celebrating the same on a very small scale. This year also, as per regulatory guidelines, Durga Puja is being performed in very low profile and with the support of limited willing members/ devotees at 55, Bhosale Nagar premises.

Entry is restricted as per government regulatory guidelines/ norms. Wearing a mask is mandatory and entry is not be allowed without a mask.

Bangiya Sanskriti Samsad which does charitable work regularly will donate to the idol maker, the one who plays Dak (Daki), Pujari and workers though Daki and Idol maker are unable to come from Kolkata.

Bangiya Sanskriti Samsad secretary Subhasis Bagol and president Sujata Paul has taken the initiative of performing Durga Puja and formed a team to execute the Puja, Bhog, Aarti till immersion.

Limited Bhog will be distributed to the members/ devotees. Various programmes are being arranged and disseminated online mode via Google meet.

Today, Mahasaptami day, there was a Bengali Audio play. Maha Ashtami on 13th October will have dances based on Narishakti, eminent dancers of Pune and our talented members will perform different dances in different forms.

On 14th October, Maha Nabami, folk songs of Bengal will be played. Talented singers from Pune will perform online. Dashami ie 14th October is the final day of celebration.

After the low scale immersion of Durga Mata and her family, all will greet each other. Weather will play an important side during Durga Puja and Navratri days.

According to Dr Anupam Kashyapi, Head of the Weather Forecasting Department IMD Pune, from 12th to 14th the rain will be very less.