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Title:Last minute preparation for Durga Puja

Gaibandha, Bangladesh. October 14, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – Along with the whole country, preparations for celebration of Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, are progressing fast in Gaibandha. The Hindu festival of Durga Puja is annually celebrated in different parts of Bangladesh as well as Indian states of West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Orissa and Tripura. This year festival will begin on October 19 and conclude on October 22 through the immersion of idols in a number of water bodies. Artisans and idol-makers commonly known as ‘Pals’ are passing their busy times in giving final touch to the idol of the goddess Durga and other idols as the largest festival of the Bengali Hindu community is knocking at the door. With barely just a few days left for the largest religious festival of the Hindu community, the Pals are working round the clock to make sure that the idols are ready on time. Photos: Quddus Alam/DrikNEWS

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