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Daaker Saaj of Jewel Athletic Club will stir visitors in siliguri this Durga Puja 2013


Puja President, Dr. R.K. Agarwal infromed that this club will be celebrating its 42nd Durga Puja Pandal this year. The theme of this year’s puja is ‘Daaker Saaj’. Puja Secretary, Santanu Bose has said that this year’s idol will be coming from the famous Kumartoli, Kolkata.

Kumortuli (also spelt Kumartoli, or the archaic spelling Coomartolly) (Bengali: কুমোরটুলি) is a traditionally potters’ quarter in northern Kolkata (previously known as Calcutta), the capital of the east Indian state of West Bengal. By virtue of their artistic productions these potters have moved from obscurity to prominence.

This Kolkata neighborhood, not only supplies clay idols of Hindu gods and goddesses to barowari pujas in Kolkata and its neighborhoods, but a number of idols are exported.It is one of the seven wonders in Kolkata.

Jewel Atheletic Club will be distributing India’s famous ‘prasad’, the ‘khichdi’ or hotch-potch on Ashtami. Cloth distribution to the poor and the needy will also be done during the puja.


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