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Durga Puja: Theme launch of Suruchi Sangha

The theme of Suruchi Sangha Puja Pandal in south Kolkata was launched earlier this week. West Bengal Minister and puja organiser Aroop Biswas was present. (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Puja shopping reaches its peak in Kolkata as markets and malls witness heavy crowd

KOLKATA, SEP 26 (UNI):- Shoppers at new market ahead of Durga Puja in Kolkata on Sunday

Unique Durga idol immersion in Kolkata by Tridhara Sammilani

To avoid Covid19 spread by organising elaborate processions, south Kolkata’s Tridhara Sammilani puja committee created a water body right in the street near the pandal (marquee) and dissolved the idol by spraying water forcefully. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Glimpses of immersion of Goddess Durga's idols at Kolkata's Babughat

KOLKATA, OCT 26 (UNI) Idols of Goddess Durga after immersed in the Ganges at Babughat in kolkata on Monday.

Glimpses of the last day of Durga Puja in Kolkata

A few snapshots of two major pujas of Kolkata- Suruchi Sangha and Agrani- on the night of Mahanabami, the last day of Durga Puja this year held under the shadow of Covid-19 and court order barring entry inside the pandals (marquees). The day after is immersion of the goddess.Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Durga Puja 2020 in Kolkata amid Covid-19

Puja Committee: Kankurgachi Yubak Brinda, Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Durga Puja 2020 in Kolkata amid Covid-19

Puja Committee: Nalin Sarkar Street (Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)

Durga Puja 2020 in Kolkata amid Covid-19

Puja Committee: Kumortuli Park, Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Durga Puja 2020 in Kolkata amid Covid-19

Puja Committee: Jorashako 7-er Pally

Kolkata gears up for Durga Puja in the time of corona

Snapshots of the finishing touches in the clay artists' colony Kumartuli and in the marquees (pandals) as Kolkata gears up for  Durga Puja celebration amid Covid-19. Amid fears that the cases of Covid-19 will spike during the Durga Puja festivity- when a sea of humanity throng the artistically mounted pandals hosting the ten-armed goddess and her children during their annual homecoming,  the Calcutta High Court has cracked the whip. The court has declared all puja pandals no entry zones for the visitors to stop the spread of the virus. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS