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Durgapur being a city of mixed culture celebrated the dual festival of Diwali and Kalipuja with same pomp and enjoyment. There has been a great deal of enthusiasm among the people regarding this dual festivity. In this year’s puja one new trend has been noticed, which needs special mention.
Minister of Railways and Minister of Steel were at Andal on 30/10/2010 to announce the setting up of a Rail Compartment manufacturing unit at Andal on a equal joint venture between SAIL and Rail. Andal is barely 05 Km from Durgapur.
Shreya Ghoshal, the most sought after female playback singer after Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhoshle performed live in a open air and open-to-all programme organized by Marconi Dakshinpalli Durgapuja Committee to mark the end of its 50 year celebration. Inspite of the presence of Shreya and Debojit Saha of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa fame, it was Sayantani Das of our own city who delighted the crowd the most and made the audience to dance to her tune.
Wishing you all a very happy Bijoya Dashami.
Open invitation to all for watching Shreya Ghoshal and Debojit performing live on 24/10/10 under the patronage of Marconi Dakshinpalli Puja Committee.
Multi lingual Durgapur will now prepare itself for the celebration of Diwali.
In its 50th year, Marconi Dakshinpalli Durgapuja depicting the Angkor Wat Temple of Cambodia is undoubtedly the best Puja of Durgapur and one of the best in the entire state. One should not miss the serene atmosphere and the artistry of the pandal inspite of the maddening rush.
Its a matter of great pride and honour that a new artist from Durgapur, Dhriti Das has come up with a new Rabindra Sangeet album.
Kudos to her effort.
Street road conditions of Durgapur has been very pathetic for the last 10 years. Though the conditions of the main roads have improved appreciably in the past 2 years but the street roads have not been looked into. The conditions of most of the street roads is the cause of quite a number of road accidents.
Seventeen day long Durgapuja held at the Sarpi village near Durgapur is unique of its kind and the age old tradition is laudable.
Bengali film hero Deb is coming at the Marconi Dakhinpalli Puja Pandal with his band at the inaugural ceremony.
Everyone should come and enjoy this open-to-all programme.