Durga Puja Celebrations in Pune, Maharashtra
Durga Puja is the most awaited and colorful festival of the Bengalis. Bengalis in Bengal and worldwide rejoice during these days to the extent of their hearts contentment in this five-day festivity.
Pune is one of the cities in India that celebrates Durga Puja with extreme passion, devotion, traditional fervor and gaiety. Mantras, slokas, devotional songs, dhakis, bhog, dunuchi naach (dance) gives you a feeling of celebrating Durga Puja in a home away from home in Pune. Apart from all these, the traditional sweets stalls, food stalls etc installed in around all puja pandals brings immense happiness and gives an opportunity to eat, drink and make merry. A good number of cultural programs are also organized during these 4-5 days of the divine festival.
Durga Puja is celebrated in Pune in Koregaon Park (Kalyaninagar Sarbojanin Durgotsav), Khadki (Kali Bari Samiti) Maharashtra, Congress Hall (Bangiya Sanskriti Samsad), Pimpri (Chinchwad Durgotsav) and Hadapsar (Pune Bangla Sanmelani Purbo Pune Durgotsav etc.