Subho Chaturthi! Bengalis all around the world are so excited for all the Durga Puja celebrations. When we talk about this festival, the first place that comes to our mind is Kolkata. There are so many reasons that justify the hype of Durga Puja celebrated in the West Bengal capital. From extravagant pandals to crores of people visiting to witness the festival’s glory to bari’r pujo, a lot of fun elements come together to present the iconic puja celebrations to the world. One of this year’s most iconic pandal is based on the Kannada movie Kantara and let us take you on a virtual tour.
Why Is This Durga Puja Pandal In North Kolkata A Must-Visit For Everyone?
Have you watched the movie, Kantara yet? If not, you are about to be awestruck after seeing the much-talked-about Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata. The movie beautifully portrays the folk traditions and customs with the inclusion of Kola. Just like Kantara’s colourful representation, the Jorasanko Sadharon Durgotsav has spectacularly crafted the puja pandal. Kudos to all the artists involved in bringing the imagination to life as each and every corner of the corner looks breathtaking.
There is not one or two but lots of highlights to witness in North Kolkata’s Jorasanko Sadharon Durgotsav puja pandal. Massive structures of Kola have been installed on the walls all around. If you have watched the movie, you will have a great time relating to all the exquisite intricacies represented in both the interiors and exteriors of the pandal.
There is so much to see in different parts of the pandal. From the breathtaking idols of Maa Durga and her entourage to the aesthetic lighting to the incredible craftsmanship, you are about to witness one of North Kolkata’s most magnificent pandals of the year 2023. The Kantara-themed pandal of North Kolkata is making headlines everywhere and welcoming a huge number of visitors every day.
When Is The Best Time To Visit This Pandal?
Now that Durga Puja has started in full swing, people are visiting pandals in different parts of the city at any hour. From early morning to midnight, you will find a crowd outside the iconic puja pandals. The Kantara-themed pandal of Jorasanko Sadharon Durgotsav is located near Girish Park metro. So if you wish to visit here travelling by metro, follow the timing of the metro and plan your visit accordingly. And if you wish to watch the beautiful lights installed in the exteriors of the pandal, then you need to visit after sunset and bear with the intense crowd.
People are very excited to watch the charismatic masterpiece crafted in North Kolkata. Are you also ready to explore the Kantara-themed Durga Puja pandal or have you visited it already? Let us know!
Cover Image Courtesy: Bijeta Kar
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