Barabanki Nav Durga Puja 2009
Situated 25 kilometer away from the state capitol of Uttar pradesh Baraqbanki is organizing Nav Durga Puja since last 40 years. A group of devotees from every walk of life including the muslims celebrate this puja in a different and big way.Each year the puja is organised with different themes.
The puja starts with Rudra Puja in the evening of shashthi day, as per the scriptures where the permission is taken from lord shiva to bring Maa from Kailash.
The diversity of the puja forced the news papers of Kolkata to print the news perpetually.
Nav Durga puja Barabanki is a major attraction for north India
The competitions held under twenty two category is one of the major event during the Nav Durga Puja in Barabanki.Prominent amongst the competitions are Kalash Sajja, Dwar Sajja, Shankh Vaadan, Dhunuchi Naach, and Mehendi