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Bakul Bagan Sarbojanin Durgotsab - Creating a mark for itself

On 83rd year of Bakul Bagan, this year the club has a big surprise for Kolkattans. The Bakul Bagan Sarbojanin Durgotsab club, which once started as a small gathering point has now become one of the most popular venues for Durga Puja and attracts hundreds of pandal hoppers every year. This year too, with their innovative scheme and creative spirit, they hope to lure more traffic and create a genre among the numerous pujas that happen in the city.But of course this time the attraction is somewhere else. This year prominent mininster Mamata Banerjee is the key person behind Bakul Bagan's puja. The artist Arun Kumar is giving shape to the pandal decoration and marquee according to the concept designed by the mininster. During the four days of the carnival the marquee will be decorated by the paintings of Mamata Banerjee.


The idols and marquee at Bakul Bagan Sarbojanin Durga Utsav have always been an important attarction for the people as almost every renowned painters has done this at least once in the past and this time the artist is Mamata Banerjee. Some of the renowned names of the past artists includes Wasim Kapoor and Smt. Deepali Bhattacharjee, Nirode Mazumdar, Isha Mohammad, Bikas Bhattacharjee, Sri Mohan Banshi Rudra Pal, Rathin Mitra,  Sarbori Dutta, Shanu Lahiri, Late Mira Mukherjee, Sri Gour Mohan Pahari, Sri Paritosh Sen and Subhaprasana.

The General Secretary of the club, shri Ashit Krishna Ghosh, along with other members of the club have worked heart and soul to make the puja a grand success. Like every year, this year too they have not kept any stones unturned. The decoration is in final rounds and the pandal hopes to be ready on the eve of the pujas.

Route Guide: Bakul bagan is located in the southern part of Kolkata. To reach the venue conveniently, you can easily take a bus or metro and get down at Bhowanipore. Walk to the Bhowanipore Police station and the pandal is located just opposite adjacent Sree Hari Mistanna Bhandar.
Bakul Bagan Sarbojanin Durgotsab - Creating a mark for itself Bakul Bagan Sarbojanin Durgotsab - Creating a mark for itself Reviewed by Web Strategy on September 29, 2010 Rating: 5

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