Durga puja celebration begins in Rajshahi

23 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: Celebration of the five-day Durga Puja, largest religious festival for the Hindu community, began with Goddess Bodhan in the district like other parts of the country on Thursday amid greatest enthusiasm and festive mood, reports BSS.

The Durgotsav is being celebrated in 3,419 puja mandaps in all eight districts under the Rajshahi division in addition to 87 in Rajshahi city with special arrangements amid the novel coronavirus pandemic situation.

The festival features puja, arti, recitation from scriptures, distribution of prashad, offering of devotional songs and bhajans.