Are you prepared for the dhakkis, the satisfying smell of incense sticks, the homemade decorations and sweets? So yes, Durga Pooja is arriving and like every year we will collect some memorable incidents and will get the blessings of Maa Durga.
This year there will be a great face off between the temple city Bhubaneswar and the silver city Cuttack. There will be more than 180 pooja mandaps in Bhubaneswar. The eye catching things will be the preparations of the pandal decorations of attractive lights and the Chaandi decorations. We will get to see big pooja pandals in Nayapalli, Rasulgarh, Shahid Nagar, Bermunda, Jharpada and the Station Bazzar.
Cuttack is also competing in a great manner like we can see Maa Durga in every corner of Cuttack. The most decorative pandals will be made at Choudry Bazzar which is doing chandi decorations with a golden crown of 5 kilo. Dargah Bazzar which is celebrating its 50 years with chandi decorations for the first time. Chauliaganz with golden decoration and a pure gold lotus. Shaikh Bazzar is also preparing a golden crown and we can see chandi decorations at many places like Chandini chowk, Ranihatt, Badambadi, Mangalabagh, Tulsipur etc.
(Photo: File Photo of Dusshera at Cuttack)