Das Barir Durga Puja, North Kalkata
Tangra, Seal Lane
This is Das family’s Durga Puja of the old house. The Puja started here in 1960.
The idol of Durga maa is made of astadathu. It’s
20 inches in height and weights about 43 kgs.The Idol carries a
drastic deviation from the commonly found Mahismardini statues. Except
for the ten hands, the idol has no lion or asura. Maa here
is accompanied by Ram , Lakhsman , Hanuman and Ravan.
The entire puja follows the disciplines of Vaishnavism.