Kolkata, 28th August 2023: The BG Block Residents’ Association hosted the 39th Durgostav Khunti Pujo on Sunday, 27th August 2023, at its premises in Sector II, Salt Lake City, Kolkata. The event witnessed a vibrant celebration, bringing together residents and esteemed guests for a joyous occasion. The event was graced by the esteemed presence of notable dignitaries, including Shri. Sujit Bose, Hon’ble Minister of the Department of Fire and Emergency Services, Government of West Bengal; Smt. Krishna Chakraborty, Hon’ble Mayor of Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation; Smt. Anita Mondal, Hon’ble Deputy Mayor of Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation; the talented actress Oindrilla Sen and popular actress Mallika Banerjee.
The celebration commenced with enveloping the venue with an aura of festivity and cultural richness. The Durgostav Khunti Pujo, a traditional Bengali festival honoring Goddess Durga, was adorned with intricately crafted idols and elaborated decorations that captivated the attendees. The residents and guests enthusiastically participated in various cultural programs, including traditional dances, music performances, and vibrant processions. The event reached its zenith with a harmonious blend of devotional fervor and cultural exuberance. The guests were treated to an array of delectable traditional Bengali cuisine that added to the overall festive atmosphere. The dignitaries present at the event expressed their admiration for the BG Block Residents’ Association’s dedication in preserving and celebrating cultural traditions. Shri. Sujit Bose praised the event’s impeccable organization and highlighted the importance of such festivals in fostering community spirit. Smt. Krishna Chakraborty emphasized the significance of cultural events in maintaining the cultural fabric of the region.
Mr. Subir Ghosh, President, BG Block Residents’ Association extends his heartfelt gratitude and said, “I want to thank all the dignitaries, guests, and residents for their enthusiastic participation, making the 39th Durgostav Khunti Pujo a resounding success. I hope the event not only showcased the rich cultural heritage of the region but also strengthened the bonds of unity and camaraderie among the community.”