WRAPPED IN HISTORY AND TRADITION- CHETLA SARBASADHARANER DURGA PUJA 2012






Durga Pujo is the most celebrated festival of West Bengal , this is not just a religious festival but Durga Puja has a much larger significance in the life of Bengalees. Durga Pujo is a part and parcel of our life, culture, customs and traditions. Ma Durga's yearly home coming also provides an opportunity for our relatives who stay abroad to come back to their native places. Durga Pujo creates a vast scope for social gathering and reconciliation, reuniting families and friends. The Pujo refreshes our mind and elevates it spiritually. The rays of innovation have also touched the domain of Durga Pujo . The newness to which the Pandal hoppers are subjected every year literally force them to marvel at the outstanding creativity. The revival of art, architecture, culture and tradition enrich us in a noteworthy way. But apart from the new trend in Durga Pujo , Kolkata still has a conglomeration of  Traditional Durga Pujos that appeal to the Pandal hoppers . Ma Durgar idol, the smell of incense sticks , the sound of dhak , everything in totality create a magic on us. www.durgapujaonline.com takes the opportunity to introduce all of you with a popular Pujo of the South.
Chetla Sarbasadharaner or '' Prosonnomoyee Ghat Chetla Sarbasadharaner Durga Pujo'' is one of the oldest Durga Pujo of South Kolkata . A eighty six years old Durga Pujo qualified with a glorious history  of its own. The general secretary of the Club Amitava Bhattacharya in an exclusive interview with www.durgapujaonline.com elucidates the illustrious history that glamorize Chetla Sarbasadharaner Durga Puja. Late Shri Basanta Bhattacharjee in the year 1926 discovered a metal figurine on an auspicious Devipokkho morning from the bank of Prosonnomoyee Ghat . Incidentally Late Shri Bhattacharya was also the first priest of this Durga Pujo. The Pujo is purely traditional and follows all the guidelines and rituals that have been passed down to them . The Pujo here ensures the participation from all members of the locality and hence the rightful justification of the term '' Sarbasadharaner''. The Durga Pujo Pandal in 2012 would resemble a Rajbari which is graced and blessed due to Ma Durga's presence. The local children would stage a music and dance programme on Ashtami evening. So friends if you truly wish you acclimatize yourself with the feel and flavour of a traditional South Kolkata Durga Pujo then you just cant afford to miss Chetla Sarbasadharaner Durga Pujo 2012. www.durgapujaonline.com would surely bring more coverage soon.