Md Ali Park
A broken chimney robbing the Goddess of some of her halo and the despairing cry of the jobless… Industrial sickness is the mother of all problems in Bengal, reiterates this puja in the heart of our business hub. The focus is on the crumbling manufacturing sector and the resultant retrenchment. Inside the pandal, inspired by the Dilwara temple of Mount Abu, jobless workers plead with Durga, created by artist Alok Sen. The need of the hour is an industrial revolution. Can the Devi pull off this miracle'
Jatra Shuru Sangha
Hirak Raja’s giant statue on a patch of green and two santrimoshais at the cave door; a spooky tunnel with the jantar mantar chamber and bagh mama’s lair opening into a dazzling court, where Goopy Gyne and Bagha Byne have the Devi and her devotees in thrall. The Baishnabghata pandal, conceived and executed by a team of Government Art College students, led by Kishor Das, recreates the Satyajit Ray classic Hirak Rajar Deshe. An exhibition of Ray’s writings, magazines, sketches and film posters is being held alongside