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Howrah

The good-doer

A right turn from Chandni More in Munsirhaat, leads to a remote village in Jagatballavpur. Nabasan, that was once the territory of the Maharaja of Burdwan, is now a sleepy hamlet of farmers and farm labourers, who spend their days harvesting paddy ...  | Read.. 
 
Ideas for themes
An unknown goddess with 18 arms, carved out of kashthi pathar (touchstone), slowly took shape at Biltu and Bappa Nag ...  | Read.. 
 
Puja and philanthropy
Although the name suggests that it is a barowari puja committee, Bally Dingshaipara Sarbojanin Durgotsav Samity extend ...  | Read.. 
 
Stop! Puja here
The practice of organising Durga pujas by blocking roads in Howrah is an old one. Residents have meekly submitted to the inco ...  | Read.. 
 
Smooth roads for Pujas
Pandal-hopping will be a cake walk for residents of Howrah this year as most of the roads have been repaired this year. From ...  | Read.. 
 
Art with thermocol
At a time when big budget pujas are making a statement through their mandaps made of bamboo, fabric, clay and other ma ...  | Read.. 
 
Panjabis for Puja
A sharp slump in business this puja has been a nightmare for wholesale garment and cloth traders of Howrah but curiously ther ...  | Read.. 
 
The Sarbamangala idol at Nandybari Durga puja. Picture by Anup Bhattacharya