Photo Feature: India celebrates Pujo

An engaging photo feature into the celebrations of Durga Puja and Dussehra in Delhi

Photo Feature: India celebrates Pujo
A devotee performing scented smoke dance with earthen pot (Dhunochi) on the culminating day of 10 days festival of Durga Puja Kali Bari Samiti Mayur Vihar in New Delhi on Friday,October 15, 2021. Photograph : Rajeev Bhatt

Durga Puja in India is predominantly celebrated in West Bengal while several major cities also witness devotees organizing spectacular Puja pandals attracting large crowds to offer their prayers.

Devotees performing puja on the culmination of 10 days festival of Durga Puja at Kali Bari Samiti Mayur Vihar in New Delhi on Friday, October 15, 2021. Photograph : Rajeev Bhatt

While Kolkata is at their top game with their impressive Durga Puja pandals, Delhi is not far behind with popular pandals witnessing the throng of devotees gathering to take a look.

Effigy of Demon king Ravana being burnt during Dussehra celebration organized by Lav Kush Ramlila Committee at Red Fort in New Delhi on Friday, October 15, 2021. Photograph: Rajeev Bhatt
Durga Puja Sindoor Khela Celebration at Kali Bari Samiti Mayur Vihar, New Delhi Video: Rajeev Bhatt