Durga Puja or Dussehera is one of the biggest festival of Odisha . The festival is celebrated in great pump and show in different cities of the state . The festival is celebrated in a grand way in twin city of Odisha i.e Cuttack – Bhubaneswar .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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Durga Puja Important Dates 2015
Beginning of 16 Besa at Cuttack Chandi Temple & Gada Chandi Temple : 5th October 2015 – Click for Darshan
Mahalaya : 12th October 2015
Goddess Samalei’s Dhabala Mukhi Besa : 12th October 2015 – Click for Darshan
Maha Sasthi : 19th October 2015
Maha Saptami : 20th October 2015 – Durga Puja @ Cuttack
Maha Astami : 21st October 2015 – List of Puja Mandaps with Chandi Medha in Cuttack 2015
Maha Navami : 22nd October 2015 Cuttack Durga Puja 2014 Images – Click to Download
Dussehera : 23th October 2015
Bhasani : 24th October 2015