In photos: Laser show suspended in Kolkata's 'Burj Khalifa' Durga pandal due to Covid-19 fears

A Durga pandal in Sribhumi Sporting Club, Kolkata, themed on the world's tallest building Burj Khalifa in Dubai, has suspended its laser show due to Covid-19 fears caused by large crowds. Also, some pilots have complained that it obstructed their viewing as the pandal is situated near the Dumdum airport. 

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A view of Dubai's Burj Khalifa tower pandal created by Kolkata's Sreebhumi Sporting Club on the occasion of Maha Saptami of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.(ANI)

A view of Dubai's Burj Khalifa tower pandal created by Kolkata's Sreebhumi Sporting Club on the occasion of Maha Saptami of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.(ANI)

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Devotees take pictures of Dubai's Burj Khalifa tower pandal created by Kolkata’s Sreebhumi Sporting Club as the Durga Puja celebration commences in Kolkata.(ANI)

Devotees take pictures of Dubai's Burj Khalifa tower pandal created by Kolkata’s Sreebhumi Sporting Club as the Durga Puja celebration commences in Kolkata.(ANI)

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Devotees gather to witness Dubai's Burj Khalifa tower pandal.(ANI)

Devotees gather to witness Dubai's Burj Khalifa tower pandal.(ANI)

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Meanwhile, news reports suggested that the laser show was suspended after some pilots complained of obstruction in viewing due to it. (ANI)

Meanwhile, news reports suggested that the laser show was suspended after some pilots complained of obstruction in viewing due to it. (ANI)

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However the organizers said that the laser show was suspended citing Covid-19 and security hazards due to the large crowds, which according to them did not move forward.(ANI)

However the organizers said that the laser show was suspended citing Covid-19 and security hazards due to the large crowds, which according to them did not move forward.(ANI)

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