The celebrations of Durga Puja has begun in India. Excitement for Durga Puja has already gripped the entire nation. People wait entire year for the auspicious occasion of Durga Puja. Durga Puja is a nine day festival which is celebrated with zeal and fervor. The feminine Goddess Durga ignites hope, provides strength and reminds her worshipers of the innate human potential of good over evil. As different hues add texture to a painting, the diversity of innumerable Durga Puja Pandals adds to the prismatic diversity of Durga Puja Celebrations in the Capital city of India.
Rhythmic dances, sindoor khela, innumerable competitions for kids mark the vibrancy of Durga Puja Pandals in Delhi. The beautifully decorated idols of Goddess Durga are a spectacular sight. It enriches one’s faith in the powerful Goddess Durga.
Here are some popular Durga Puja pandals in the capital city of Delhi which one should visit to get all the Kolkata feels!
1. CR Park Durga Puja Pandals
This is the ultimate place to visit in Delhi during Durga Puja. The magnificence, beauty and vibrancy of Cittranjan Park’s (CR Park) Durga Puja Pandal is unmatched. Also known as the mini Bengal of Delhi, Durga Puja here is aweinspiring and renders one with an overwhelming experience.
2. Matri Mandir, Safdurjang Enclave
Situated in B-2, Block of Safdurjung Enclave, the Matri Mandir Durga Puja Pandal is celebrating its Golden Jubilee Year, hence the celebrations are meant to be larger than life this year. Also, It houses the serene Kali Bari in the midst of Delhi.
3. Durga Puja Pandal at Minto Road, Rajiv Chowk
A popular Durga Puja pandal at Minto Road near Connaught Place, which is the heart of the capital city Delhi. This colorful Durga Puja Pandal is known for its dhunuchi dance and is recognized for the best pushpanjali.
4. Kashmiri Gate Durga Puja Pandal
The vibes of Durga Puja is unmatched at Kashmiri Gate Durga Puja Pandal. The elegance, sophistication, and the vibrant vibes of this pandal is unsurpassed.
5. Timarpur and Civil Lines Puja Samiti
This pandal celebrates Durga Puja thrugh theme based Durga puja pandals and artistic idols to present a different look each year.
6. Sushant Lok, Gurgaon
The Suhant Lok Durga Puja which is held in the C block is one of the youngest yet one of the most popular poojas in Gurgaon. There are various plays, singing and dancing programs organised during the pooja. Delicious delicacies are also served at the pandal.
7. Mayur Vihar – I
The Milani Puja Committee hosts the grand Pujo celebrations in Mayur Vihar – I which is famous for keeping the most unique themes. They are also famous for hosting traditional aarties which are good as the ones in Kolkata. The pandals decorated there are one of a kind.