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In full grip of Durga puja festivity

The weather is clear. Durga puja festivity takes full grip across the state. Mahasaptami puja falls on Wednesday a day after the idols of the goddess of strength was installed. Tight security is in place at all puja pendals in Guwahati along with other cities fearing militant attacks. Security forces deployed in the various puja pendals have been monitoring the devotees with CCTVs at the instance of the district authorities. A special team of police has been visiting the puja pendals to supervise the security scenario in each of the districts. The Kamrup(metro) district administration has restricted the movement of vehicles in some selected roads after 2 in the afternoon. Devotees are thronging before the idols for puja offering from early in the morning. A section of puja pendals dazzles with electrical decoration pulling huge crowds especially at nights. The Durga puja pendals at Beltola steals the show.

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