City bids adieu to Goddess Durga

  • | Tuesday | 8th October, 2019

Kolkata: The four-day-long Durga Puja festivities in Bengal came to an end on Tuesday, with revellers queuing up near river banks and lakes for idol immersion as they bid adieu to the goddess. Women offered sweets and prayers to the goddess, while the young danced merrily to the rhythmic beats of dhak. Amid tight security cover, puja organisers were seen flocking the Ganges ghats in the city, which has been decked up for the occasion. According to the Kolkata Police sources, adequate arrangements have been made for safe and peaceful celebrations on the occasion of Vijayadashami. More than 1000 Durga idols are likely to be immersed at various ghats of Ganges, the sources added.

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