Durga Puja 2023: Kolkata’s Top Durga Puja Pandals, date, schedule of 2023 Puja

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Durga Puja is the best festival of Bengal, and one of the most significant festivals in India.

Durga Puja 2023 is coming soon, and the city of Kolkata in India is beautifully decorated and getting ready for this big festival. Every year in Kolkata, unveils a fresh and innovative theme for its Durga Puja pandals, making them truly distinctive. The city’s Durga Puja celebrations have achieved global acclaim, earning a place on UNESCO’s prestigious list of intangible cultural heritage in 2021.

Dates for Durga Puja in 2023

This year, Durga Puja is scheduled to start on October 20 (Friday) and continue until October 24 (Tuesday). In Bengal, this festival spans six days, which are celebrated as Mahalaya, Maha Shashti, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Nabami, and Vijayadashami.

Durga Puja 2023 starts with Mahalaya (October 14- Saturday) with the ‘Pran Pratistha’ ceremony, where the eyes of the goddess Durga idol are painted. The festivities reach their peak on Vijaya Dashami Day when the idols are immersed in rivers.

Important Dates for Durga Puja 2023:

1. Maha Shashsti – October 20 (Friday)

2. Maha Saptami – October 21 (Saturday)

3. Maha Ashtami – October 22 (Sunday)

4. Maha Navami – October 23 (Monday)

5. Maha Dashmi – October 24 (Tuesday)

Famous 2023 Durga Puja in Kolkata

Durga Puja North & Central KolkataDurga Puja South Kolkata

1. College Square Sarbojonin Durgotsab Committee
2. Sree Bhumi Sporting Club
3. Md. Ali Park (Youth Association)
4. Santosh Mitra square durga puja (Lebutala park)
5. Kashi Bose Lane Durga Puja Committee
6. Sovabazar Rajbari
7. Dum Dum Park, Tarun Sangha
8. Dum Dum Park Sarbojanin
9. Dum Dum Park Bharat Chakra
10. Sealdah Railway Athletic Club
11. Tala Park Prattay
12. Tala Barowari Durgotsab
13. Manicktala Chaltabagan Lohapatty Durga Puja
14. Brindaban Matri Mandir
15. Bagbazar Sarbojanin
16. Karbagan Sarbojonin Durga Puja
17. Telenga Bagan Sarbojanin Durgotsab
18. Nalin Sarkar Street Sarbojanin Durgotsab
19. Hatibagan Sarbojanin
20. Sikdar Bagan Sadharan Durga Puja
21. Azad Hind Bag (Hedua Park Durga Puja)
22. Simla Byayam Samity
23. Jagat Mukherjee park
24. Ultadanga Yuba Brinda
25. Ahiritola Sarbojanin Durgotsab
26. Kumartuli Park Sarbojanin Durgotsab Committee
27. Kumartuli Sarbojanin Durgotsab
1. Deshapriya park
2. Suruchi Sangha
3. Chetla Agrani Club
4. Badamtala Ashar Sangha
5. Mudiali Club
6. Naktala Udayan sangha
7. Maddox Square Durga puja
8. Shiv Mandir Sarbojanin Durga Utsav Samity
9. Ballygunge Cultural Association Durga Puja
10. Tridhara Sammilani
11. Hindustan Park Sarbojanin Durgotsab Committee
12. Singhi park Sarbojanin Durga Puja
13. Ekdalia Evergreen club66 Pally Sarbojanin Durgotsab
14. 21 Pally Sarbojanin Durgotsab Samity
15. Bosepukur Sitala Mandir
16. Bosepukur Talbagan
17. Babu bagan Club Sarbojanin Durga Puja
18. Jodhpur park
19. Trikon Park Durgotsab
20. Pally Mangal Samity Sarbojanin
21. Hindusthan Club
22. Behala Club
23. Barisha Sarbojanin
24. 11 Pally Youth Association Behala

Famous Durga Puja pandals List in Kolkata

Sreebhumi Durga Puja Pandal Theme 2023:

The Sreebhumi Sporting Club, which is known for its innovative themes every year, has announced that it will make “Disneyland” the theme of the worship pandal for Durga Puja.

Location: Bidhannar, Kolkata.  

College Square Durga Puja Pandal Theme 2023:

College Square Sarbojonin Durga Puja Committee’s Durga puja 76th in this year. This was established and started Durga Puja in 1947.The College Square Sarbojonin Durga Puja is not just a festival; it’s a celebration of art, culture, tradition, and community spirit.

This Durga Puja’s theme “Mysore palace”. This Durga Puja’s opening ceremony is held on the day of “Chathurti.

Address – 564, Bankim Chatterjee Street College Square Kolkata- 700009

Landmark – Opposite Calcutta University.

Santosh Mitra Square Durga Puja Pandal Theme 2023:

Santosh Mitra Square also known as Lebutala Park, commemorating Durga Puja for over 86 years. This year puja theme “Ram Mandir of Ayodhya”

Address – Natabar Dutta Row Road, Lebutala, Bowbazar, Kolkata- 700014.

Deshapriya Park Durga Puja Pandal Theme 2023:

In 2023, Deshapriya Park Durga Puja is set to host a magnificent celebration. Established in 1938, this sarbojanin puja is among the oldest in South Kolkata, and each year, it unveils a unique theme.

Address – Tilak Road, Ballygunge Kolkata – 700029. (Nearest metro station Kalighat metro station)

Ekdalia Evergreen Club Durga Puja Pandal Theme 2023:

In 2023, The Ekdalia Evergreen Club Durga Puja stands as one of the most renowned pandals in South Kolkata. This iconic puja was inaugurated in 1943. This year puja theme “Jain temples of Maharashtra”.

Others Famous Durga Puja in Kolkata

Batanagar Newland DurgaPuja 2023 | Theme – “Kedarnath Temple”

Surachi Sangha Durga Puja 2023 |Theme-Location & others.

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