Lakshmi Puja
Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

Sari on fire during puja, 63-yr-old dies

An elderly woman died of burns after her silk sari caught fire while she was performing Lakshmi Puja at her home on Friday evening. Dola Mitra, 63, had lighted an earthen lamp during the puja at her ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 31.10.20

Lakshmi immersion only in some ponds

Idols of Goddess Lakshmi will have to be immersed in designated ponds in Lake Town, Dum Dum, New Town, and Behala, the police commissionerates of Calcutta and Bidhannagar have been instructed. In a c...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.20

Lakshmi Puja Covid safety alert

Preliminary data on Covid-19 cases during the past few days has made health officials ring an alert in Darjeeling district ahead of the upcoming Lakshmi Puja and advise priests to undergo Covid tests ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


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