The season of festivities has begun. Here’s looking at a few innovative themes adopted by puja committees of the city this year. Some of them are must-watch
Guwahati: Durga Puja is an extravagant affair celebrated with much enthusiasm and zeal In various parts of the country, including the Northeastern part of India..
While the festivities have begun, some unique and interestingly-themed pandals in this Durga Puja have been seen in various places in Guwahati. Starting from RK Studio and Ram Mandir to Avatar-themed pandals, the puja management committees have left no stone unturned to attract devotees.
Speaking with EastMojo, a member of Bhaskar Nagar Puja Committee said, “This year, we have themed our pandal around the 100 years of the film industry. As such, we have included the record of movies from Assamese, Bengali and Bollywood industry since 100 years. We also have transformed the entire set-up into RK Industries.”
“This is for the first time in India, a puja pandal themed on film industry is made and we have received lots of appreciation from the devotees who visited our pandal. And we have kept a budget of Rs 50 lakh for this theme,” he added.
The secretary of Bishnupur Sarbajanin Durga Puja Committee said, “This is our 69th Durga Puja and this time our theme is Ram Temple, which is one of the most-discussed topicsbof India.”
“It took at least two months to prepare this pandal and we tried to make something new which hasn’t been prepared in Guwahati. And the budget for this pandal is about Rs 35 lakh, ” the secretary added.