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Durga Puja ends today

Durga Puja ends today


2016-10-11 11:34:55

Staff Correspondent: Bijoya Dashomi of the five-day Sarodia Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, will be observed across the country today (Tuesday).

Durga Puja will end today with pompous sacrifice of Goddess Durga across the country.

The five-day Durga Puja began with the incarnation (Bodhon) of the Goddess Durga at temples on October 7.

The Maha Saptami puja was held on Saturday (October 8), Maha Ashtami, Kumari Puja and Sandhi Puja on Sunday (October 9) and Mahanabami Puja on Monday (October 10).

Bangladesh Puja Utjapan Parishad informed media that a total of 29,395 permanent and temporary pandals have been stood across the country including 229 in the capital city this year to celebrate the Durga Puja.

Hindus across the country will celebrate the Bijoya Dashami amid festivity and enthusiasm by visiting their relatives’ homes to share sweetmeats when married Hindu women put “sindoor” (vermilion) on each other’s forehead on the occasion, reports BSS.

Bangladesh Betar, Bangladesh Television and private TV channels and radio stations will broadcast different special programmes while national dailies will publish special supplements highlighting the importance of Bijoya Dashami.