Durga Puja is just around the corner and preparations to welcome Maa Durga and her entourage are going on in full swing. After the continuous rainfall in the last few days, artists are now working relentlessly to structure the pandals, decorate it, sculpt all the idols, and complete all the pre-puja preparations. We just came across a pandal and its preparations and the theme looks excellent.
Kolkata’s Young Boys Club Is Set To Celebrate 54th Year of Durga Puja
With each year passing by, committees and members always dream of making something grander and bigger in the next year. The famous puja pandal of the City of Joy, Young Boys Club has come with a stunning theme this year to worship Maa Durga and celebrate the festivities in the grandest way. For the 54th year, the theme is “Devi Durga – The Power of Universe”, according to the press release. It is a unique approach to discovering relevant social issues as its theme.
Each and every year, the Young Boys Club puts efforts into showcasing the best creativity in Durga Puja pandal themes. In 2023, the members selected the theme “Devi Durga – The Power of Universe” to represent the current scenario of the world.
Let’s Take A Look At The Decor & Idol!
It has been about 4 months since the work has begun. To add glam and intricacies to the interiors of the pandal, artists are curating exquisite designs using jhinuk. Well, not just the interiors, even the 32-foot idol is getting decked up with jhinuk as well.
The Maa Durga murti will have ten globes in her ten hands to symbolise the different aspects of the Earth, shared Mr. Rakesh Singh, the Chief Organiser. It will also show Maa’s association with world power. The concept of Maa Durga with 10 globes on her 10 hands is to represent ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ – The World is one family. This shows how she is protecting all the 10 globes from all kinds of difficulties and problems. He also added that along with all these additions around the pandal, the members are also adding a model of Chandrayaan-3 outside the pandal. This is to celebrate ISRO’s splendid achievement.
Nestled close to Tara Chand Dutta Street in Central Kolkata, visiting this Durga Puja pandal is a must!
Cover Image Courtesy: Press release
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