Kolkata: Unique Durga Pandal carries thousands of commemorative coins

Sep 26, 2022

Kolkata, Sept 26 (ANI): In keeping with the celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Babubagan Sarbojanin Durgotsav Puja committee at the Dhakuria in South Kolkata has come up with a unique pandal which has thousands of commemorative coins issued since independence. The theme of this year’s Durga Puja Pandal is ‘Maa Tujhe Salaam’. This Puja Pandal also depicts the freedom fighters and great personalities. Upon entering, one can feel the presence of prominent figures of India, who were directly involved in India’s freedom struggle and who shaped our modern India and various Indian independence movements. Prof Sujata Gupta, Concept Maker and Puja Committee Treasurer told ANI, “The theme of our Pandal is ‘Maa Tujhe Salaam’. We are depicting the struggle of our freedom fighters, on the occasion of Durga Puja. It took almost 2 months for us to complete this pandal. Approximately Rs 30-35 lakhs have been spent in this.”