Dhaka, Bangladesh
Preparation completed to celebrate Durga puja in Netrakona

Preparation completed to celebrate Durga puja in Netrakona

NETRAKONA, Oct 11: Local administration has taken various steps here so that the Hindu community can celebrate Durga puja, their largest religious festival, with due religious fervor and festivity. A total of 486 puja mandaps have been set up in 10 upazilas of the district, said leaders of district puja celebration committee (DPCC). While visiting different areas of the district, this correspondent found that artisans are passing their busy times in the puja mandaps to erect the images of the Goddess Durga and give final touches to make the images beautiful and eye-catching, reports BSS. Executive committee member of Bangladesh Puja Celebration Committee Kashob Ranjan Sarker said they are taking all-out arrangement to ensure proper facilities for the devotees across the district during the Durga puja festival. Durga puja will begin on October 15 and will end on October 19 with emersion of the idols of Goddess Durga in different water-bodies in the area.. Superintendent of police of Netrakona Joydeb Chowdhory said a three-tire security measures will be taken in and around all the puja mandaps here for ensuring peaceful celebration of Durga puja.

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