Dhaka, Bangladesh
Durga Puja ends with immersion of idols in Khulna

Durga Puja ends with immersion of idols in Khulna

KHULNA, Oct 9: The five-day celebrations of Durga Puja, the greatest religious festivity of the Hindu community, ended in the city and nine upazila of the district through immersion of the idols with due religious fervour, gaiety and solemnity. The Hindu community celebrated Durga Puja this time amid unprecedented enthusiasm and festivities through performing religious rituals at record number of Puja mandaps in the city and district with the participation of thousands of devotees. The Khulna city and district unit Puja Udjapon Parishad and mandap authorities brought out Shuvo Bijoya Dashami processions last night carrying idols of Devi Durga, other gods and goddesses on trucks and pick-up for immersions into the rivers. Earlier, hundreds of female devotees thronged Puja mandaps on the Bijoya Dashami to have last look at this year's Goddess Durga and seek her blessings for the nation and mankind by putting 'sindur' (vermilion) and offering sweets to the Mother, reports BSS.

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