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Northern Town and Circuit House Puja committee celebrate 75 years of Durgotsav

Dr T Mukherjee launches puja souvenir, theme song ‘Dugga Dugga’

Jamshedpur, Oct 1: The festive season in India has already begun on September 26. The nine-day festival witnessed Hindu devotees worshipping nine different avatars of Goddess Durga during these days and observing fast.

Northern Town and Circuit House Durga Puja Committee, one of the oldest pujas in Jamshedpur, is hosting platinum jubilee this year.

The celebrations kicked off on Panchami (Friday) with unveiling of Platinum jubilee special Puja Souvenir by Patron Dr Tridibesh Mukherjee in presence of committee President Amitava Bakshi, Secretary Abhijit Mitra, Oldest member of the committee (in term of years) and souvenir in charge Dillip Dutta, Vice President and top cover designer Dr Alok Sengupta, Rumni Sengupta and Vice President Amitava Mohanty at CH Area Durga Puja mandap.

According to Ladies Committee member, Alokananda Bakshi, “The souvenir has writings and pictures from members who tried to keep the history alive through this effort.”

On the occasion theme song ‘Dugga Dugga’ on CH Area Durga Puja was launched also by Patron Dr T Mukherjee.

The song has been composed by famous musician duo Sourendra and Soumyojit and written by Goutam Sushmit.

“The music album very well captures the essence of CH Area and Northern Town Durga Puja and celebrates its spirit and vibes,” Alokananda Bakshi added.

She informed that series of cultural programmes have been lined up for next five days which began on Friday. Manipuri Odissi Jugalbandi dance, folk dance, kathak, musical programme Geet and Gazal, Dhunuchi Naach will be staged.

“As we celebrate our 75th year of existence, we look forward to embrace Tradition with Modernity and Sustainability in spirit. A mix of eclectic culture, adda, fashion, religious symbolism and sabekiana when others are shifting towards theme based verticals,” said Committee President Amitava Bakshi

He added, “We have lived through the most unusual last two years, while we re-defined our lives to conform to the new normal, gradually adapting to the changes as we went along, one thing remained constant is our faith in Maa Durga, as she continued to bestow her blessings on us. And this year as her benediction continues we are celebrating our 75 years of heritage and culture on the venue of our Circuit House Puja ground.”

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