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Durga puja ends in Kokrajhar

Along with other parts of the country, Kokrajhar observed  Bijaya Dashami of Durga Puja on Saturday by immersing the idols of the goddess of strength.

BTAD areas this time had 645 puja pendals beautiful decorated. Of these, Kokrajhar alone has 200 pandals in while Chirang haf 117 pendals apart from  120 in Baksa and 204 in Udalguri district.

Devotees bade a tearful farewell to the goddess on its Bijaya Dashami Day on Saturday at various Dashamighat arranged by district administration.

Many idols were immersed at Gaurang River,Hel River near Fakiragram, Longa River at Dotma and Sangkoch River in Kokrajhar district. Thousands of devotees and visitors thronged at the Dashamighat to see the Bijya Dashami in Kokrajhar.

“The Puja was celebrated with grand festive manner in the district.Strong security arrangement and healthy environment was seen during the celebration which made a happy Bijaya Dashami,said a senior official in Kokrajhar district administration.

'No any untoward incident wah reported in the district and Puja was peaceful with beautiful decorations', he added.

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