Skip to content Skip to navigation

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.

Add new comment

Random Stories

Panel to study waterlogging

19 Jul 2014 - 5:43pm | AT News
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday asked the authorities to set up a committee to study the flood problem of Guwahati and suggest remedial measures to solve the problem. Gogoi asked additional...

Kiren campaigns in Kokrajhar

2 Apr 2015 - 7:46pm | Hantigiri Narzary
Minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju visited Kokrajhar on Thursday for campaigning for the BJP candidates contesting from various constituencies in the district in the coming BTC election.The BJP...

Pathak killer held

26 Nov 2013 - 8:36pm | AT News
In a major breakthrough into the Rajib Pathak killing case, security forces claimed to have captured the main culprit behind the broad day light killing of the irrigation department engineer in...