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Sindoor Khela: Bengali women play with sindoor on vijayadashami

Sindoor Khela: It is an age old ritual that on the last day of Durga puja "Vijayadashami", women apply sindoor/sindur on the goddess’s feet...

Mahalaya: The Bengali radio tradition

It was four in the morning when I was woken up with a phone call today. The screen said ‘Ma’, my mother. “Shunchish toh?” (Are...

Mahalaya: Beginning of “Devipaksha” in Bengali Celebration of ‘Durga Puja’

Mahalaya 2017 Date: 19th september. On Mahalaya, people throng to the holy river Ganges in order to pay homage to their ancestors and...

Yamuna may be less polluted this Durga Puja

New Delhi: If all goes well, the Yamuna river may be less polluted this Durga Puja. Puja committees across Delhi seem to have gone all...

Kolkata’s neglected Durgas celebrate puja

By Arnab Mitra Kolkata: The Durbar Mahila Samanway committee’s Durga Puja was inaugurated on Sunday by the Minister of State for women and child welfare,...

Poor children of Bengal wish for a better world on Durga Puja

By Arnab Mitra Kolkata: Durga Puja, the grand festival of the Bengalis, started yesterday with Mahalaya. As per the tradition, the lazy Bengalis wake up...

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