Finally, Pujo is here and we Bengalis can’t wait to start our pandal hopping stories. The sound of Dhak, Maa Durga’s Bhog with friends is bound to send waves of enthusiasm and of course the most mesmerising Duga idols are worth the watch!
But if you are new to Navi Mumbai, you may want to know some of the best places to visit this Pujo, right? So, here’s a list of the best.
The Powai Sarjobojanin Durgatsav:
The Powai Sarjobojanin Durgatsav is one of the most popular Durga Pujas in navi Mumbai. It organised by the Powai Bengali Welfare Association (PBWA). The grand pandal rambles across the Hiranandani Gardens in Powai and witnesses massive streak footfall throughout the festival. One cannot miss the Dhunuchi Dance competitions and performances by famous Bollywood celebs. The beautiful lights, music, programs everything in this Powai pandal leaves no stone unturned to transport you to Kolkata’s Durga Puja.
The Vashi Durga Puja:
The 37-year-old puja of Navi Mumbai Bengali Association has occupied the Netaji Subhash sports ground in Vashi. The Durga puja is organised by the Navi Mumbai Bengali Association (NMBA) and is also one of the most popular Durga festivals in Navi Mumbai. Renowned artists from West Bengal come to increase enthusiasm in the people. This generates a big attraction in Navi Mumbai throughout the festive season.
Bengalis in Mumbai along with many celebrities are nowhere behind when it comes to hail the Mahadevi. People and artists are making tremendous efforts to bring larger than life pandals to realty, just like it’s done in Kolkata.
But don’t get disappointed and let’s celebrate togetherness this Pujo at Navi Mumbai!