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Laketown Adhibasibrindo Durgotsav - An artistic kolaj

Pomp and splendour are still in vogue, but the display has changed. "In present days The crowd only understand theme Pujas. And the glut of prizes has added to the craze. The art of idol- making itself is changing, as it accommodates plastic and other synthetic materials." said Somnath Das, one of the active members of Lake Town Adibasi Brinda club. The leaves, flowers, decorations everything comes is plastic these days. Durga Puja is widely celebrated in the Indian states of West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Orissa and Tripura where it is a five-day annual holiday. Not only it is the biggest Hindu festival celebrated throughout the country, but it is also the most significant socio-cultural event in Bengali society.

In Bengal, each district has it's distinct way of celebrating Durga Puja. Each district  has it's ethnic way of presentation. The eminent artist Shri Gouranga Kuila is going to present a mind blowing art work with the unwanted matrials. He has visualized to mix and match the entire Bengal with it's art and culture. The members of LAKE TOWN ADIBASI BRINDA will be eying forward to the Presentation and hoping a huge gatherence.

This year Lake Town Adibasi Brinda is going to celebrate 48th years. During the Puja season emotions are high with thoughts of homecoming, happy reunions with parents and daughters married to distance places, between brothers separated across the oceans; the beat of drums thud across the twilit skyline releasing a fresh boost of life. On Ekadashi, "Sindur Khela" is cordially celebrated by the married women, who apply vermilion to each other and greet each other with sweets. It is in the evening when immersion of Goddess Durga takes place. 

Idol- The Pratima will have a traditional look, made by Shri. Gouranga Kuila.

Illumination- This time it will be a joint venture of Sabita & Bose Electric From Kolkata and Maa Mangal Chandi Electric From Bankura.

Last year Award:   Star Ananda - Super Star, Yuba Kalyan Daptar - Sharod Shiromoni.
Day/Date of Inauguration: On Panchami at 6.30 pm. Shri Sunil Gangopadhyay is expected to inaugaurate the puja at Lake Town Adibasi Brinda.
Social & Cultural side: Every year the club gets itself engaged in the Maintenence of Park for Children. The members also organises cultural Program like Song, Dance, drama, recitation. Throughout the year they arrange blood donation camp, health Check up, financial help to the poor. During summer they distribute drinking water.

How to go: There are two ways to access this puja.... One from VIP Road, Laketown Stoppage and another one from Jassore Road Laketown stoppage.
Laketown Adhibasibrindo Durgotsav - An artistic kolaj Laketown Adhibasibrindo Durgotsav - An artistic kolaj Reviewed by Web Strategy on August 23, 2010 Rating: 5

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