While traditionally ‘Parikrama’means circumambulation, of a sacred place, Pujo Parikrama, especially in Kolkata, translates to sheer madness! Thanks to the ever growing popularity of ‘Theme Pujos’, the Pujos are now almost a week long carnival (or may be even more), and we try our best to squeeze in as much as we can in this time !
You may hire a car, or a bus, you may take an auto, a hand-pulled rikshaw, or you may just rely on your feet – but ticking off Ekdalia and Bagbazar off the list remains a mandatory custom 🙂
Sharing snap-shots of the popular Puja pandals of South Kolkata, this year :
The typical mother still searching for the perfect balance, a bengali woman proud of her Rabindrasangeet and Rosogolla roots, a struggling psychiatrist still figuring out why she is called a shrink
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