Durga Puja Pandal 2011 Themes in Kolkata
Durga Puja festival in Kolkata is essentially religious in nature where the city adorns a festive outfit with the ten days long festival of Durga Puja. Every bengali looks forward for this socio-religious carnival called Duga Puja Pandal which is celebrated with intense fervour and zest. Thousands of people come from other parts of the country to see this innovative themed Durga Puja Pandals which are temporary structures constructed to offer community prayer services. You can see a number of Durga Puja Pandals in Kolkata organized by puja committees at various places - on the roads, in the parks at various complexes which tries to compete one another with their own unique innovative themes which attracts more visitors every year. As there are a thousands of puja pandals in kolkata, you might search for important places to visit during Durga puja festival 2011 or you might want to visit the most popular Durga Puja Pandals 2011 in Kolkata. So here we have tried to give out you information on some of the best Durga Puja Pandals in kolkata.
Adi Lake Palli Durga Puja Pandal 2011
This year they are working on the theme 'Peace is Strength'. The artist for this theme is Snehasis Manna. Here is the venue detail for Adi Lake Palli Durga Puja Pandal.
Location: Adi Lake Palli Durga Puja Pandal
15 Lake Place
Ph: 24664328, mobile: 9831699805
Landmark: Located near Lake Market.
Kumartuli Park 2011 Durga Puja Pandal
Kumartuli is a well known place in North Kolkata famous for art and sculptures. Here you can see houses turned into platforms where artists work day and night in making clay idols of Goddess Durga. Infact it is at this place, where most of the best puja pandals of Kolkata are made. The theme for Kumartuli Park Durga Puja Pandal 2011 is 'Pora Matir Kella' and the theme maker for this puja pandal is Rupchand Kundu. Here is the venue of How to reach Kumartuli Park in Kolkata.
Location: Kumartuli Park Durga Puja Pandal
Located just before Bagbazar. Sovabazar Metro is the nearest railway station for Kumartuli Park.
Mohammad Ali Park Durga Puja Pandal 2011
The youth association of Md. Ali Park is the incharge of Mohammadi Ali Park Durga Puja which was established in the year 1970. The committee involves on various social works during festival seasons. This year Mohammed Ali Park Durga Puja Pandal 2011 theme is 'Nari Nirjaton' and this theme was based on women empowerment which will elaborately depicts cruelty against women. Mr. Koushik Sen is the person who takes care of the pandal decoration on this theme.
Location: Mohammad Ali Park Durga Puja Pandal is located at Central Kolkata just opposite to College Square which is on Mahatma Gandhi Road.
Ekdalia Evergreen Durga Puja Pandal 2011 in Kolkata
Ekdali Evergreen Durga Puja Pandal 2011, which is budgeted around Rs.40 lakhs will going to have international touch with German artist Gregor Schneider. Sources says that German Ambassador Mr. Thomas Matussek will inaugurate the pandal and nearly 200 delegates is expected to be at this durga puja celebration. The structure of the pandal will resembles artists house in Rheydt, Germany and this project is titled 'It's all Rheydt Kolkata 2011'. Read here to know more about Ekdalia Evergreen 2011 Durga Puja Pandal theme.
Location: Ekdalia Evergreen Durga Puja Pandal is located at South Kolkata in Gariahat. Ballygunge and Kalighat Metro are the nearest railway stations to this Durga Puja Pandal.
Durga Puja Pandal 2011 at Sealdah Athletic Club Kolkata
If you happen to be in Kolkata during Durga Puja festival, never miss the opportunity to pay a visit to Sealdah Athletic Club Durga Puja Pandal which is one of the best Durga Puja in Kolkata. This year the theme of Durga Puja Pandal 2011 at Sealdah Athletic Club is 'Amber Fort of Jaipur'. Amber Fort at Jaipur is one the famous tourist attractions in Jaipur. You can see a Kali Temple popularly known as Shila Devi Temple in this fort. The theme based Durga Puja pandal at Sealdah Athletic Club is being decorated with thermacol. Hope this year they will impress the visitors with their impressive lights and Pandal decorations. The estimate cost of this theme pandal is some where around 14 to 15 lakhs.
Location: Sealdah Railway Athletic Club Durga Puja Pandal is located at Central Kolkata.
Sealdah Railway Atheletic Club
83-J Kaiser Street, Kolkata - 700009
Tel: +91-33-3508690, 3521827
Durga Puja Pandal 2011 at Golf Green Sarodotsava Committee
Golf Green is the home for more than ten thousand residents which is one of the largest residential hubs of South Kolkata. Here every year Durga Puja is celebrated with much vigor and enthusiasm. Durga Puja Celebration 2011 is their 32nd year celebration, where they have taken up environment friendly theme. This year the theme of Durga Puja Pandal 2011 of Golf Green Sarodotsava Committee is 'Madhubani Paintings' which means 'forests of honey'. Their theme revolves around eternal shakthi - Goddess Durga the creator and the mother and their theme depicts natural elements . The colors for this kind of Madhubani paintings are derived from plants, for example yellow colour from turmeric plant, red from kusam flower, orange from palash flower and so on. So this time you can view the natural beauty by eco friendly theme of Durga Puja Pandal from Golf Green Committee and Dilip Nath is the theme maker for this decorative pandal. The budget for this pandal is approximately 12 lacs.
Location: Located at South Kolkata near Jadavpur University campus.
Salt Lake FD Block Durga Puja Pandal 2011
Salt Lake turned into hot spot owing to the grand celebration of Durga Puja. Every year FD Block of Salt Lake comes with innovative themes. Sources says that this year the tallest Durga Puja Idol 2011 in Kolkata would be from Salt Lake FD Puja Committee which records a height of 48feet made of fibre glass.This year the theme of Salt Lake FD Block Durga Puja 2011 is ''“Dwadosh Shakti Pith'. It portrays about an orphan who does not want to bid adieu to Durga Idol even after the pujas are over. As they want to go by their concept, the puja committee decided not to immerse but going to dismantle the idol of durga after the puja. But to keep up the tradition they have made separate idol for immersion. The idol of Durga will be on the centre and for the back drop they have set a mountain with 12 jyothirlingas of 4ft height and there will be a Natarja statue on either side. All rituals will be performed for the clay idol. Mintu Pal is the theme maker for this pandal. The estimate cost of this pandal is approximately around 40 lacs. Don't miss to visit this pandal as this is going to be one of the best durga puja pandal this year.
Location: FD Block Sarbojanin Puja Committe is located at FD Park, Sector 3, Salt Lake Kolkata 700106.
Durga Puja 2011 at Chakraberia Sarbojanin Durgotsab Committee
Chakraberia Sarbojanin Durgotsab Committee is a socio cultural organisation, started up in 1946 which conducts Durga Puja on a grand manner every year. On September 30, 2011 the committe of Chakraberia Sarbojanin Durgotsab is going to organize an Assistive Device Camp for physically impaired people at Puja Prangan. This year the Durga Puja Pandal 2011 theme of Chakraberia Sarbojonin Durgotsab is 'Mohima Tabo Udbhashito' and the person behind this theme concept is Sri Shib Shankar Das. The cost of this pandal is estimated around 15 lacs.
Location: Chakraberia Sarbojanin Durgotsab
58 A Chakraberia Road (North)
Bhowanipur Triangular Park
Kolkata - 700020
Durga Puja Pandal 2011 at Laboni Estate Puja Committee
This year will be the 37th year celebration for Laboni Estate Puja Committee. This year the Laboni Estate Puja Durga Puja theme 2011 is 'Jini Mata Tini-e-Trata' which means the Goddess Durga is the mother as well the Savior who takes care of the needy and she destroys the evil doers. They will put forth the four parts of veda through this theme. Ashis Bhowmik is the person behind this theme concept. The approximate cost of this pandal is about 14 lacs.
Location: Labony Estate Puja Committee is located at Salt Lake, Kolkata 700 064.
Durga Puja Pandal 2011 at AG Block of Salt Lake
Salt Lake AG Block Durgapuja Committee comes with environmental friendly puja pandal this year for their Durga Puja. The AG Block of Salt Lake Durga Puja Pandal theme 2011 is 'Sajabo Tomare Sobuj Shyamale'. The decoration of their pandal will portrait nature's beauty. They have designed their pandal to look like a big tree underwhich they will place the Idol of Goddess Durga. Through their theme they are going to create an awareness, not to pollute and destroy the environment. The theme is all set by Amar Sarkar. The budget of the pandal is approximately 12 lacs.
Location: Located at Salt Lake, Kolkata.
If you want to have information on any 2011 Durga Puja Pandals in Kolkata, just Register here for free and leave it as a response so that it will be added soon. If you like this post then please share it with your Facebook friends by clicking the social links below.
Image: Sagnik Banerjee for BengalSpider.com. All rights reserved.