Durga Puja, the most happening festival of the millennium city Cuttack can be sensed with its spurt of fanfare on all the four days of the Durga Puja festival. This autumnal festival popularly known as Dussehera, recalls the power of female Shakti symbolized by the Goddess Durga who slays asura to re-establish peace and sanctity on earth again. During these days of Durga Puja KATKIS rejoice to their heart’s content reconnecting with friends and relatives. Durga Puja is an occasion when the familiar sound of Ghanta,Sambalpuri Baja, reknowned bands gives a familiar tug to every KATKI’S heart.The festival is one of the biggest celebration in the country and everyone should come and visit the silver city of Odisha during the Puja week. Here are the reasons !
-> There are about 150 Puja Mandaps in the city where idols of Goddess Durga , Lord Shiva and Lord Krishna are worshiped .
-> The city dazzles with the latest colorful lights and decorative . Its very rare to find a lane without colorful lights and decorations .
-> There are about 22 Chandi & Gold Medha (Idols decorated with Gold and Silver ) in the City . (Click to Check the List) .
-> Big and well designed gates & pandals are also placed in various Puja Mandaps.
-> Every Puja Committee has their unique way of celebration .
-> Ravana Podi festival is another attraction of the festive celebrated at Gadagadia Ghat .
-> Its like the all creative talents from different parts of Odisha and outside Odisha gathers here to perform with their respective talents during the Puja as well as in the immersion procession.
-> The 16 days Besa of Goddess Katak Chandi , Goddess Gada Chandi ,Goddess Jhanjir Mangala also takes place during this period and people from different parts of the state comes to have darshan of the goddess.
-> The city is the best shopping destination for every one . You will find your favourite collection starts with minimum cost of 100 INR .
-> Last but not the least the immersion procession is the best part of Cuttack Durga Puja and its unqiue to watch big processions of different Puja Committees with colorful lights ,Ghanta,Sambalpuri & Balangir Baja , Bands , Djs and many more …
OdiaLive welcomes you to the Silver City of Odisha this Durga Puja .