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Covered in black, Durga Puja pandal depicts ‘bloodshed’ in Bengal poll violence

The ground, where the pandal of Saraswati O Kalimata Mandir Parishad has been put up, is painted red to depict the bloodshed in the violence.

Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata by BJP leader Biswajit Sarkar depicts Bengal's post-poll violence with the Goddess shown as the mother of a dead child.(Twitter)
Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata by BJP leader Biswajit Sarkar depicts Bengal's post-poll violence with the Goddess shown as the mother of a dead child.(Twitter)
Updated on Sep 29, 2022 07:15 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Sharmita Kar

Mamata Banerjee plays ‘dhak’ at Durga puja pandal in Kolkata. Watch

The first woman chief minister of the state, Mamata Banerjee often makes headlines for her penchant for playing musical instruments. 'Didi', as she is fondly called, played the piano in May 2019; she played tunes of a song written by Noble laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at the inauguration of Suruchi Sangha Puja Pandal in Kolkata on Wednesday. (AITC/ Twitter)
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at the inauguration of Suruchi Sangha Puja Pandal in Kolkata on Wednesday. (AITC/ Twitter)
Published on Sep 29, 2022 12:32 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Kolkata comes up with 'pet-friendly' themed Durga Puja Pandal

In the 'pet-friendly' themed Durga Puja Pandal, the 'Asur' was replaced by two street dogs who were seen praying for shelter before Maa Durga, showcasing the theme of 'Shelter for pets'.

Kolkata comes up with 'pet-friendly' themed Durga Puja Pandal(Twitter/ani_digital)
Kolkata comes up with 'pet-friendly' themed Durga Puja Pandal(Twitter/ani_digital)
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 07:51 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Kolkata (west Bengal) [india]

'Jungle Raj prevails’: BJP team on Kolkata stir. 'Political tourists', says TMC

‘Nabanna Chalo’ protest march: A five-member BJP delegation reached Kolkata to meet the injured party workers and supporters. The team will submit its report on the police action to party president JP Nadda.

Bharatiya Janata Party leaders and party supporters in clash with police personnel during party's' Nabanna Chalo' march against the state government, in Kolkata on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Bharatiya Janata Party leaders and party supporters in clash with police personnel during party's' Nabanna Chalo' march against the state government, in Kolkata on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 18, 2022 09:58 AM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

‘Police could’ve fired bullets but…': TMC's Abhishek Banerjee on Kolkata clashes

More than 20 people have been arrested in specific cases of assault on police officers and destruction of government property in Kolkata and Howrah during the BJP's ‘Nabanna Cholo’ march. The saffron camp, however, has maintained their stance that none of their workers were involved in violence.

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee interacts with Debjit Chatterjee, an assistant commissioner of Kolkata Police, who got injured during BJP's 'Nabanna Abhijan' protest march, at SSKM hospital in Kolkata, on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. (PTI Photo)
TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee interacts with Debjit Chatterjee, an assistant commissioner of Kolkata Police, who got injured during BJP's 'Nabanna Abhijan' protest march, at SSKM hospital in Kolkata, on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 14, 2022 09:32 PM IST
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