Durga Puja in Chattogram ends
Published : Wednesday, 9 October, 2019 at 12:00 AM Count : 177
CHATTOGRAM, Oct 8: Idols of Goddess Durga immersed peacefully in the port city and district today after five-day colourful and joyous celebration of Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of Bangalee Hindu community.
In city's Patenga and Khalurghat sea beach areas, immersion are being held in the afternoon with presence of a large number of people of the community of all ages.
Earlier, hundreds of Hindu devotees attired with their best dresses thronged different puja mandaps, including JM Sen Hall and Chatteshary Temple, in the city from morning to bid farewell and seek blessings of Goddess Durga.
This year, some 270 puja mandaps were erected in the city and 1,874 at 15 upazilas of the district.