A TIMELESS CLASSIC WRAPPED IN PUJA FERVOUR - SALT LAKE LABONI ESTATE DURGA PUJA 2012







Salt Lake Laboni Estate Durga Puja has always played a momentous role in reviving art and architecture , culture and literary genre of West Bengal. The philosophy of Art and Beauty are rightly amalgamated in Laboni Estate Durga Puja and the year 2012 would witness the rebirth of a Bengali Classic with Durga Puja 2012 serving as the  appropriate setting. Sumit Sarkar,  secretary  of Salt Lake Laboni Estate Durga Puja committee talks to www.durgapujaonline.com correspondent and explained how theme maker Ashish Bhowmik is accomplishing the idea of Dugga theke Durga . '' Dugga the word reminds us of Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay's Pather Pachali and is also reminiscent of Satyajit Ray's cult film.

Dugga is the epitome of simplicity and  innocence . She has a perpetual anxiety to widen the horizon of her knowledge and the urge to learn the subtleties and nuances of life always overshadow her mind. But Laboni Estate would visualize the generalization of the Duggas in our society, a  girl  belonging to the lower socio- economic strata yet so immaculate and impeccable in her own way of life. Quite contrary to the Duggas, we also have the Durgas , representing the affluent section of society and euipped with all the luxuries and amenities of life.

Even Ma Durga, the daughter of '' Giriraj Himalaya'' also emblematizes grandeur, magnificence, ornateness, sublimity, poise and panache. This rare treatment of the thematic content would be presented before the Pandal hoppers by means of wooden craft. A fifteen feet high Ma Durga, carved out of wood with all Her prowess, mightiness , divinity and radiance shall ornament the Pandal. This Chaturthi evening the crowd should be Salt Lake Laboni Estate Durga Puja 2012 bound to comprehend the dichotomy in the lives of Duggas and the Durgas, despondency and melancholy versus opulence and profusion.

Stay tuned as www.durgapujaonline.com shall unfold more details soon.