Durga Puja, the most happening festival of the KATKIS 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 road vendors started selling baloons other cute stuffs for the kids . The Silvercity started dazzling like Silver welcomes Durga Maa.The big gates(Toranas) constructions are in full swing .With few days to go the members of the Puja committees have joined hands to celebrate the eve with great joy .Ghanta,baja and band troops are being booked for a couple of months before the celebration.
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Top Reasons to Visit Cuttack During Durga Puja
-> 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 .