Golden Jubilee Puja celebration in Sector 5, Bhilai

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Oct 2017 10:35:11



Staff Reporter,


Goddess Durga Puja community celebration among the people of steel city, Bhilai, was this year a special one for the people living in Sector-5 as it was the 50th year, Golden Jubilee, celebration for them. Befitting the occasion, the Sarbojanin Durgotsav Committee, Sector-5, headed by PK Dhar as the president and PK Nandi, the General Secretary, placed a unique idol of the goddess and also the other deities. It was art work of Tetul Pal. Gate of the Puja Mandap was also a unique one. The occasion began with Tiltarpan on September 19, followed by Bodhan, Maha Shashthi, Saptami, Ashtami, Navami and Dashami Puja.

Pushpanjali was offered to the goddess and other deities after puja daily and alike yester years Bhog and Prasad were also offered. Cultural programmes were also organised. The forthcoming celebration is Laxmi Puja on October 5, to be followed by Maha Kali Puja on October 19. Goddess Saraswati Puja will be celebrated on January 22 next year. Priests of the puja are Molay Chatterjee and Bamdev Roy. Among the patrons are Vijay Baghel, former MLA, Parliamentary Secretary and Niraj Pal.