Durga Puja Coloring Pages
In Delhi, head to Chittaranjan Park (Delhi’s mini Kolkata), Minto Road, and also the city’s oldest traditional Durga Puja on Alipur Road at Kashmere Gate. At Chittaranjan Park, the must-see pandals are Kali Bari (Kali Mandir), B Block, and the one near Market 2.
In Mumbai, the Bengal Club holds a grand traditional Durga Puja at Shivaji Park in Dadar, which has been taking place there since the mid-1950s. A glamorous and hip Durga Puja happens at Lokhandwala Garden in Andheri West. Many celebrity guests attend. For an all-out Bollywood extravaganza, don’t miss the North Bombay Durga Puja. In addition, there are two Durga Pujas in Powai. The Bengal Welfare Association holds a traditional one, while the Spandan Foundation highlights social issues. The Ramakrishna Mission in Khar conducts an interesting Kumari Puja, where a young girl is dressed up and worshiped as Goddess Durga, on Asthami.