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Durga puja festivity grips Namrup

Durga puja festivity grips Namrup along with other parts of the country with industrial town dressing afresh amid dew drops and fragrance of season flowers.

Shops and malls in the town, known for thermal power and fertilizer plants, are teeming with the people who are buying clothes and other materials during the Durga puja, the occasion to worship thr goddess of strength. 

Places like BVFCL  Daily Market  Puja Mandap , Nagadolong Puja Mandap , Sector ( B) Durga Mandir , Dillighat , Dillibagan , Salibasa , Namrup Sarmah Tiniali , Namrup tea Estate , Hapjan , Kumari Mandir start throbbing with the sounds of dhakis to welcome the presiding deity. 

The administration has made elaborate arrangement to ensure peace and normalcy during the five day long festival which begins on Saturday. Talking to Assam Times,  Namrup Police Station Officer Incharge Chandan Milli Said " Thus time altogether 20 Puja pendals are lined up on thr occasion. The cultural functions are restricted beyond  10 pm . Same restriction is applicable in the case of unauthorised liquor shops and gambling.” 

“We have received a slew of instructions and have  kept the volunteers on maximum alert.  Fire fighters are also  ready. In fact, we will ensure peace and normalcy,” he said. 

On the other hand, the Durga Puja pendal in  Namrup sector (B) temple is celebrating its golden jubilee, being one of the oldest organizing committee.

The Namrup Nagadolong  Puja pendal is trying to retain the pride of being the best one in Namrup Since it received the award for the last two consecutive years. 

Talking to Assam Times,  the celebration committee President M.K. Maurya and Secretary D.K.Gupta said ," Due to financial crises, we have restricted the Budget only of  Rs 1,65,000 only  this

The immersion will take place on September 30 at Dillighat No.4.

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