The Telegraph
| Sunday, September 28, 2014 |

7 days

'It is a time full of joy'

M.K. Narayanan, the former Governor of West Bengal, has high praise for Bengal and the Pujas — the pandals' themes are fantastic and the finest side of Bengalis is visible during the Pujas, he says | Read»

Puja through the pages of a book

Dibakar Banerjee has not been able to see Durga Puja celebrations in Calcutta. But for him the Pujas meant new books. Through books he got a perspective of the Pujas outside Bengal and what it was to be a Bong outside Bengal, he says | Read»

Far from the madding crowd

Tourists and devotees from across the world have been bypassing Calcutta for a closer look at the Pujas in the interiors of Bengal, say Prasun Chaudhuri and Sharmistha Ghosal | Read»

On the wings of song

Children in the 5-16 age group are looking forward to a new aspect of the Pujas this time — auditions will be held in Puja pandals to shortlist singers of exceptional talent for a television show, writes Moumita Chaudhuri | Read»