Jagaddhatri Puja
West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.19

After Durga Puja damper, BJP braces for Kali Puja

The Bengal BJP is desperate to make a mark during the Kali Puja and Jagaddhatri Puja, having fallen far behind the Trinamul Congress in tapping into the Durga Puja to enhance mass outreach.The fact th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.18

Britain’s only Jagaddhatri in London

Britain has over 60 Durga pujas, including 25-odd in London, about seven to eight Kali pujas, and even 10 to 12 Laxmi and Saraswati pujas. But there is only one Jagaddhatri Puja.“In fact, we are the...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.18

Mohd Aziz passes away 12 days after Karunamoyee show

The death of Mohd Aziz, popular Hindi playback singer of the 90s, has left residents of Karunamoyee and, in particular, organisers of the Jagaddhatri puja shell-shocked. Aziz had performed at the Karu...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.18

Puja show rerun plan hits protest block

The government decision to organise a carnival in Chandernagore on the occasion of Jagaddhatri Puja has left residents worried that it would spoil the essence of their 64-year-old immersion procession...
By Pranab Mondal in Chandernagore

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Edition II of Puja show

A carnival modelled after the Durga Puja immersion parade on Red Road is on the cards for Jagaddhatri Puja in Chandernagore this year.Traditionally, Jagaddhatri idols have been taken out in a processi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.10.19

Friends join cancer battle

A group of students have pooled efforts — across social media platforms, crowd funding websites as well as Hooghly’s famous Jagaddhatri Puja pandals next week — to raise nearly Rs 40 lakh for a ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chandernagore


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