Famous Durga puja Pandals in Kolkata 2016

Durga puja in Kolkata

Durga puja is the one of the most famous festival celebrated in west Bengal and particularly in Kolkata. It is celebrated for ten days and the festive mood of the Bengalis has begun to be diluted with the essence of cultural and social integration. You will find a Durga puja pandal at every street corner there; you can discover the city of joy in a more joyful mood in this particular festive season.

The city of kolkata

The city of kolkata

Each year these pandals contest with each other to come up with the most innovative and elaborate themes. It’s the time when you see the city in vibrant colors, where even the darkest corner glows up with sparking light. During the Durga puja festival the city is explodes with more than thousand thematic and colourful pandals and reveals several forms of goddess Durga idols. Here some famous Durga puja pandals in Kolkata…

Maa Durga

Maa Durga

Bagbazar puja pandal

It is more than 100 years oldest Durga puja pandals there are the rich Bengali culture and tradition in this new age and they are well known for their cultural exhibition also. The traditional idol of Maa Durga is the prime attraction of this puja. So you get ready to be witnessed of rich Bengal culture and tradition with Bagbazar Sarbojanin.

Bagbazar-puja-pandal-2016

Bagbazar-puja-pandal-2016

Location: – Brindaban Pal Lane, Bidhan Saran, Bagbazar, Kolkata

Kumar tuli park puja pandal

Kumar tuli park Durga puja pandal is one that has grown wildly popular and it was established in 1995. The organizers are particularly creative while coming up with themes for the pandal.

Kumar-tuli-durga-puja-pandal-2016

Kumar-tuli-durga-puja-pandal-2016

Location: -Durga Charan Banerjee Street, Kumar Tuli, Shobha Bazar, Kolkata

College square puja pandal

The college square Durga puja pandal was established in 1948, the year after India won independence. This pandal so attractive is the illumination and the lights of the pandal reflect in the lake nearby, lending it a surreal effect.

College-square-puja-pandal-2016

College-square-puja-pandal-2016

Location: – 53 College Street, Near Kolkata University, Off MG Road, Kolkata

Badamtala Ashar Sangha Puja pandal

It is situated near the kalighat metro station and it is their 78th year of puja celebration. They have some overall special attractions in pandal, lighting and Maa Durga pratima that you just can’t ignore it. They also arrange some other events like blood donation camp and sports events during the puja.

Badamtala-ashar-sangha-puja-pandal-2016

Badamtala-ashar-sangha-puja-pandal-2016

Location: – Nepal Bhattacharjee Street, Anami Sangha, Kalighat, Kolkata

Ekdalia Evergreen puja pandal

Evergreen puja pandal established in 1943 and the puja pandal is best known for recreating famous temples around the country and in this year they will celebrate their 73rd year of the puja. This puja pandal is Honorable of panchayat and rural development minister of west Bengal Shri Subrata mukherjee.

Ekdalia-evergreen-puja-pandal-2016

Ekdalia-evergreen-puja-pandal-2016

Location: – 15 Ekdalia Road, Ekdalia, Ballygunge, Kolkata

Suruchi Sangha puja pandal

This is the 63rd year of their puja celebration they have always focused on giving social messages through their themes. Two year, Suruchi sangha wons the award of best decorated pandal in Kolkata. This year, the honorable chief minister of west Bengal Srimati Mamata Banerjee said, their themes of 2016 is the whole world is a single country in respect of brotherhood. So you don’t miss the well decorated puja pandal and tradition with suruchi sangha.

Suruchi-sangha-puja-pandal-2016

Suruchi-sangha-puja-pandal-2016

Location: – Block M, New Alipore, Kolkata

Some Best Puja pandals Street Location in Kolkata

Durga Puja Pandal Name Street
Muhammad Ali Park Central Avenue
Kumartuli Park Rabindra Sarani
Simla Bayam Samiti Bidhan Sarani
Sealdah Athletic Club Kaiser Street
Santosh Mitra Square Creek Row
23 Palli A.T.M. Road
Tridhara Sammilani Hazra Road
Singhi park Sarbojanin Garcha 1st Lane
Chetla Agrani Pyari Mohan Roy Road
Ballygunge Cultural Purna Das Road