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 BARISHA JANAKALYAN SANGHA SARBAJANIN DURGOTSAB
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Puja Type :   BAROARI
 
South Kolkata
BARISHA JANAKALYAN
 
Year of initiation  1951  
 
Website :

 
 


HISTORY

Durga Puja started in the year 1951. They arranged the Puja as traditional Durga Puja. From the year 2001, they have started the theme Puja. Their approximate budget is 5 to 6 lakhs. As the time pass by it became famous and popular in the locality. This year they celebrate their 60th year of Durga Puja festival. Different celebrities have visited their Puja, including some political leaders. The members are really devote in the festival and enjoy themselves. In Ashtami, there are a lot of people give their offerings as ‘Anjali’. They organize huge amount of ‘Bhog’ and that serves among members and others, as well. The committee also arranges cultural activities through-out the year.


CHRONOLOGY

2011 Theme : Tantra Mantra Yantre Sadhana, Debi Durgar Upasana
  Here, the name of Maa Durga is Lalita. Deity of Maa Durga will be south faced, four handed. Approximate budget of the festival will be Rs. 5,00,000.
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     Pratima :  New Pratima Studio (Mr. Babun Mitra)
     Pandal  :  Abhirup Dey (Artist), Sujit Das (Decorator)
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2010 Theme : Rishi Arabindor Ashram
  That year the theme was influenced by Rishi Arabindor Ashram in Pandicheri
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2009 Theme : Traditional Puja
 
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2008 Theme : Saotal Village
  The pandel decoration was made with various hand made items related to the Saotal society. The deity was also created by matching to the theme and enriched in Saotal culture
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     Pandal  :  Shakti Sharma (Artist)
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2007 Theme : Snail
  The shape of the pandel was like a snail. It was prepared by the piece of various coloured cloths and plywood’s. Different snail shells are used to decorate the inside of the pandel
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2006 Theme : Traditional Puja
 
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2005 Theme : Traditional Puja
 
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2004 Theme : Baglamukhi Temple
 
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     Pandal  :  Tarun Bera (Artist & Concept)
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2003 Theme : Jute made various items
  The decoration of the pandel was with the jute made various items. These items was prepared by 30-40 housewives since one month before puja. The creator of the idea of the theme was Mr. Bhabatosh Sarkar. The budget of the puja festival was Rs. 6,50,000 (approx).
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2002 Theme : Hansheswari Temple
  The budget of the festival was Rs. 1,43,000 (approx).
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2001 Theme : Elephant Cave
  The pandel decoration was like the Elephant Cave
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AWARDS

Year Awards  
2008  Thakurpukur Thana Samanyay Committee Award   
  Awarded by Thakurpukur Thana Samanyay Committee   
 
2008  Shalimar Best Puja Award  6th among ten in Kolkata 
  Awarded by Shalimar Paints   
 
2004  West Bengal Yuba Kalyan Sangha Award   
  Awarded by West Bengal Yuba Kalyan Sangha   
 
2004  Thakurpukur Thana Samanyay Committee Award   
  Awarded by Thakurpukur Thana Samanyay Committee   
 
     

 


 

ORGANIZER

Name : Subhajit Pal -
Address :

 

 

 

 


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