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Colorful, decorative pandals attract Puja revellers in Dimapur

Colorful, decorative pandals attract Puja revellers in Dimapur
(Clock-wise from top) ISRO theme pandal at New Market, Castle theme pandal at Kuda Village area, Green theme at PWD colony and a busy Marwari Patti on Sunday night.
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, OCT 6 (NPN) | Publish Date: 10/6/2019 11:08:21 AM IST

Despite the slowdown in the economy which has also not left Durga puja celebrants in Nagaland unaffected; yet the mood was not dampened as thousands thronged various pandals in Dimapur. The creative ideas behind construction of some of the pandals was laudable and also the theme to promote a plastic-free society in keeping with the Centre’s theme on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

This year’s Puja celebrations is being done under the theme “say no to plastic; say yes to life’, under the banner of Hindu Seva Samiti. 

This puja, the usual fanfare and loud blaring Bollywood film songs were missing as celebrants offered their homage at the pandals. In a way, the entire puja celebrations this time was a sombre yet joyful occasion.

The Puja committees have also passed several rules for observing the pujas besides imposing a ban on littering in and around the pandals Immersion will take place on October 8.

 

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