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Durga Puja 2021 with Sourav Ganguly, Mimi Chakraborty, Paoli Dam & more

Be kind, rewind as Kolkata bids emotional farewell to her own Goddess

By My Kolkata Web Desk | Published 16.10.21, 03:57 PM
1/10 PERFECT OPENER: National cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly inaugurates the Barisha Players Corner Durga Puja in Behala on Sunday, October 10

PERFECT OPENER: National cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly inaugurates the Barisha Players Corner Durga Puja in Behala on Sunday, October 10

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2/10 SHE THE PEOPLE: Sashthi rituals underway on Tuesday, October 12 at the 66 Pally Durga Puja in south Kolkata, which smashed an unwritten rule by having an all-women team of priests

SHE THE PEOPLE: Sashthi rituals underway on Tuesday, October 12 at the 66 Pally Durga Puja in south Kolkata, which smashed an unwritten rule by having an all-women team of priests

Amit Datta/My Kolkata
3/10 FAR FROM THE CROWD: Actor Prosenjit Chatterjee posted on his Instagram page this photograph of him during the Sandhi Puja at The Park hotel on Wednesday, October 13

FAR FROM THE CROWD: Actor Prosenjit Chatterjee posted on his Instagram page this photograph of him during the Sandhi Puja at The Park hotel on Wednesday, October 13

From Prosenjit Chatterjee's Instagram account, @prosenstar
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4/10 TOWER TROUBLE: The much talked about Burj Khalifa replica at Sreebhumi on Wednesday, October 13. The crowd-puller Puja ran into turbulence first when airline pilots complained about the laser show at the pandal. Even after the lights were switched off, police decided to shut down the pandal for visitors after a stampede-like situation left at least three persons injured

TOWER TROUBLE: The much talked about Burj Khalifa replica at Sreebhumi on Wednesday, October 13. The crowd-puller Puja ran into turbulence first when airline pilots complained about the laser show at the pandal. Even after the lights were switched off, police decided to shut down the pandal for visitors after a stampede-like situation left at least three persons injured

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5/10 THE GODDESS IN US: Saranya Chakraborty, 6, is worshipped as part of the Kumari Puja tradition at Belur Math in Howrah on Wednesday, October 13

THE GODDESS IN US: Saranya Chakraborty, 6, is worshipped as part of the Kumari Puja tradition at Belur Math in Howrah on Wednesday, October 13

Bibhash Lodh/My Kolkata
6/10 DIVINE GROOVE: Actor turned politician Mimi Chakraborty shows off her dhunuchi moves on Friday, October 14. She posted a video on her Instagram page in which she was seen deftly handling the dhunuchi with one hand and keeping her sari out of the fire's way with another

DIVINE GROOVE: Actor turned politician Mimi Chakraborty shows off her dhunuchi moves on Friday, October 14. She posted a video on her Instagram page in which she was seen deftly handling the dhunuchi with one hand and keeping her sari out of the fire's way with another

From Mimi Chakraborty 's Instagram account, @mimichakraborty
7/10 COLOURS OF DEVOTION: Actress Paoli Dam posted this photograph of herself after Sindur Khela — the ritual of married women seeing off the Goddess by smearing each other and the Goddess with vermillion — on Friday, October 15

COLOURS OF DEVOTION: Actress Paoli Dam posted this photograph of herself after Sindur Khela — the ritual of married women seeing off the Goddess by smearing each other and the Goddess with vermillion — on Friday, October 15

From Paoli Dam's Instagram account, @paoli_dam
8/10 FAITH IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS: Sindur Khela with personal protective equipment — a.k.a PPE kits — at a club near Dum Dum on Friday, October 15

FAITH IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS: Sindur Khela with personal protective equipment — a.k.a PPE kits — at a club near Dum Dum on Friday, October 15

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9/10 SO NEAR, SO FAR: The IPL crown eluded the resurgent Kolkata Knight Riders as the Chennai Super Kings got the better of them in the Indian Premier League final held in Dubai on Friday, October 15

SO NEAR, SO FAR: The IPL crown eluded the resurgent Kolkata Knight Riders as the Chennai Super Kings got the better of them in the Indian Premier League final held in Dubai on Friday, October 15

From Kolkata Knight Riders' Instagram page, @kkriders
10/10 AU REVOIR, MAA: Bisarjan snapshots from Bagbazar on Friday, October 15. Many idols were immersed on Dashami because the organisers did not want to prolong the spell of large assemblies in their neighbourhoods amid the ongoing pandemic. Health experts are worried the festive season will lead to a spike in cases

AU REVOIR, MAA: Bisarjan snapshots from Bagbazar on Friday, October 15. Many idols were immersed on Dashami because the organisers did not want to prolong the spell of large assemblies in their neighbourhoods amid the ongoing pandemic. Health experts are worried the festive season will lead to a spike in cases

Amit Datta/My Kolkata
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