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Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority Cmda
Calcutta  /  Published 22.11.20

Alternative ghats cleaned, mostly

About 500 people have been engaged to clean the ghats in south and southeastern Calcutta that were built as alternatives to Rabindra Sarobar and Subhas Sarobar, Calcutta Metropolitan Development Autho...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

Chhath devotees rise to occasion

Last year, a group of worshippers broke the locks on some gates of Rabindra Sarobar and entered the compound to perform the rituals, while the police looked the other way. Deepak Thakur, a devotee wh...
By Subhajoy Roy, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

Lakes to be shut for all till Saturday

Police stations across the city have been campaigning over loudhailers that not more than two members of a family will be allowed to perform Chhath rituals and no big processions will be allowed becau...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.11.20

Temporary ghats for Chhath Puja

Jui Biswas, the coordinator of Ward 81 of the CMC, said a rectangular temporary pool with brick walls had been built on the Rashbari ground on Tollygunge Road. “We had built a temporary pool las...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.11.20

Chhath venue at city park razed

The Chhath Puja venue being built at Vivekananda Park since Friday, in violation of an order from the Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA), was pulled down on Tuesday. The club that was...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.11.20

Chhath: Court issues norms

The high court said the “state should consider whether it may be in the best interest of all to suspend the operation of local trains on November 14 and November 15 and on the day of Jagaddhatri...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.11.20

Breathless: Welcome ban on firecrackers

Amid the fear of the impending fury of sound and smoke that is integral to the festive season around this time of the year, the Calcutta High Court’s ban on the use of firecrackers has come as a...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 10.11.20

Work on Chhath pool continues

The construction of a temporary pool at Vivekananda Park for Chhath Puja continued on Monday in alleged violation of the Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority’s (CMDA) order to stop work f...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.11.20

Work on Chhath pool in park halted

The Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) has stopped for the time being the construction of a Chhath Puja venue inside Vivekananda Park in south Calcutta. The construction had started o...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.11.20

150 ghats for Chhath

More than 150 ghats in the city will be ready for Chhath Puja rituals on November 20, officials of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) and Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) said....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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