Durga Puja 2012 – preparation and countdown has been started
The time has come to start countdown for Durga Puja 2012. Durga Puja 2012 theme, Durga Puja 2012 fashion trends in men and women’s wear, Durga Puja tour and special trains – all are hot topics now. For the next few months Bengalis in West Bengal and whole world will be under the grip of Durga Puja.
South Bengal is suffering from low rainfall this year. The metrological department is unable to forecast whether the shortfall will be managed by excess rain afterwards. North Bengal is facing flood like situation due to heavy rain there. Cultivation in entire West Bengal is suffering but autumn is approaching. The festival season in West Bengal will start within three months from now. Slowly but steadily the preparation for Durga Puja 2012 has been started.
Idol makers in West Bengal will be busy for the next few months. Since last few years they are facing acute shortage of labours but still they have to carry on making idols.
Durga Puja 2012 and new themes
Theme makes in West Bengal have already decided themes for the famous Durga Pujas in Kolkata and West Bengal. Not a single puja committee will disclose their Durga Puja 2012 theme just now. Durga Puja committees like College square, etc have already fixed up their themes. Keep watch on this site to get complete information about Durga Puja 2012 themes.
Durga Puja 2012 and fashion trends
Durga Puja dress is a combination of traditional puja dress and current fashion trends. Saree with white body and red boarder is very common in Durga Puja. This year also there would be no exception. For men dhoti – kurta, kurta – payjama are conventional dress. Teenagers and kids go by new fashion trends. It is expected that teenage girls will go by fusion trends. Jeans and top are still hot favourite for girls. Kurti – churidar are also in demand. For boys cotton shirts and jeans is a trend for last several years and it seems that there will be no huge change in their choice. For ladies, Tashar silk may be in demand. We have to wait for few more days to get information about the fashion trends in Durga Puja 2012.
Special trains during Durga Puja 2012
Like every year, this year also number of special trains will be announced by Indian railways to manage extra passengers. Durga Puja means tour and travels. During the puja days, extra local trains would be running like previous years. Please keep watch on this site to get information about special trains for Durga Puja 2012.