Druga Puja 2019 in West Bengal – Date & important facts you must Know, before you Go
Durga Puja is one of the biggest festival in Bengal .It will be celebrated every year .The city of joy Kolkata and all part of West Bengal will celebrated Durga Puja in huge manner. Durga Puja don’t have any fixed date in English calendar. So before you plan your Trip to Kolkata for Durga Puja, you should know the exact date of Puja according to Bengali Panjika .
In 2019 Durga Puja will celebrate on the Following Date-
5th October 2019
Maha Saptami Durga Puja actualy starts from this day.
Puja starts with Naba Patrika snan
6th October 2019
Maha Astami This is vital date of Durga Puja.You can Watch Anjali & Kumari Puja (on Some selected Puja Pandals) on this day.
7th October 2019
Maha Nabami The last day of Durga Puja
8th October 2019
Bijaya Dasami Puja ends on this day and you can watch Bisarjan (Grand Immersion) on river Ganges
What to visit during Durga Puja
Kolkata became an art gallery during Durga Puja. Artist and artisans make puja pandals a unique masterpiece of art. You may wonder to see Anghkorbhat temple or Tajmahal as pandal , in a busy street of Kolkata. So pandal hooping is one of the important activity during puja.
Bonedi Bari or Heritage pujas of Kolkata
Kolkata has its own colonial heritage and some Zamindars and Raj families are maintain their tradition. There are some puja which are 400 years old. So Bonedi Barir Puja will be definitely in your bucket list.
Bisarjan or Grand Immersion on Ganges
Bisarjan is one of the most important event during Puja. You can witness thousand of Idol were come in Ganges for immersion. The best place to see this Bisarjan is Babughat.
Food at Kolkata Street
Food is the important factor in Bongs life. You will get a huge variety of food in Kolkata.In your trip , you must try the street food of Kolkata.
Shopping in Kolkata Streets
Shopping in Kolkata will incomplete if you not visited the street of Gariahat or New Market area.So we highly recommend you to buy a Bengali Saree or Panjabi during your visit in Durga Puja 2019.