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Kolkata Durga Puja 2011 Online: KHIDIRPUR 25 PALLY - WBRi Special Calcutta Durga Pujo Parikrama Photo Feature for NRIs

Khidirpore 25 Pally Sarbajanin Durgotsav

A special photo-feature of the pandal and idol, part of WBRi's 2011 Calcutta Durga Puja Online Parikrama for NRI Bengalees worldwide who miss the five-day carnival in the city of joy.

Click on images to enlarge (the images are hosted by an external pictures hosting service due to the incredible number of pandals and idols images from Calcutta that WBRi brings you in 2011).

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Kolkata Durga Puja 2011: SHIV MANDIR (SHIVA TEMPLE) - WBRi Special Calcutta Durga Pujo Parikrama Photo Feature for NRIs

SHIV MANDIR (Shiva Temple) Sarbajanin Durgotsav

A special photo-feature of the pandal and idol, part of WBRi's 2011 Calcutta Durga Puja Online Parikrama for NRI Bengalees worldwide who miss the five-day carnival in the city of joy.

Click on images to enlarge (the images are hosted by an external pictures hosting service due to the incredible number of pandals and idols images from Calcutta that WBRi brings you in 2011).


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Video Report: Indian Fashion Designer Jattinn Kochhar Makes Black Magic in Kolkata Couture & Lifestyle Fashion Show

Indian Fashion Models display Jatin Kochar's Creations in Kolkata

Calcutta, Sep 18, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Designer Jattin Kochhar presented his collection "Black Magic" at the KCLFW.

Idea Weavers presented the third season of "Gitanjali Lifestyle Kolkata Couture & Lifestyle Fashion Week" at Swissotel, Kolkata from 16th to 18th September, 2011.

Kochhar presented gowns, sarees, cocktail dresses and jumpsuits made of lycra, viscose, georgette, satin, etc. All the dresses were western influenced and adapted for the modern Indian woman and Indian climate.

Kocchar expressed disappointment with the current state of the Kolkata fashion. He said "I have worked with the worst possible models ever!"

The Kolkata Fashion industry should be more professional.

Watch video excerpts of Jattinn Kochhar's presentation at the 3rd KCLFW 2011 fashion show online.



2011 Banchbo Sharad Samman Kolkata Durga Puja Awards - Puja Ride & Competition Schedule

Durga in Tarun Matrisebak Sangha, Behala, 2008

List of competing Durga Pujas 2011 (invited us for rating):-

NORTH CALCUTTA :-

  •   Dumdum Park Yubak Brinda
  •   Belgachia Sadharan Durgotsav
  •   Nalin Sarkar Street Sarbojanin
  •   Lalbagan Yubak Brinda
  •   Swapnarbagan (Kankurgachi)
  •   Mitali (Kankurgachi)
  •   Bangur Avenue Pratirodh Bahini
  •   Nabin Pally Sarbojanin (Hati Bagan)
  •   CIT Sarbojanin (Birati)
  •   United Club Sarbojanin (Ultadanga)
  •   Goraban Sarbojanin
SOUTH CALCUTTA :-
  •   Naktala Udayan Sangha
  •   Sree Sangha (Halderpara)
  •   Monohar Pukur Sarbojanin
  •   Kendua Santi Sangha
  •   Sahapur Mitali Sangha
  •   Kalighat Nepal Bhattacharjee Street Sarbojanin
  •   Selimpur Club Sarbojanin
  •   Raipur Club Sarbojanin
  •   Green Avenue Friend's Recreation Club Sarbojanin (Santoshpur)
  •   Bhowanipur Swadhin Sangha Sarbojanin
  •   Naktala Sarbojanin
  •   Ekush Pally Sarbojanin (Ballygunge)
  •   Chetla Agrani
  •   Hindusthan Park Sarbojanin
  •   Bhatri Milan Sangha (Raipur)
  •   Sodpur Pragati Sangha
  •   Behala Debdaru Fatak
  •   Acharya Prafulla Sangha
  •   Behala Buroshibtala Sarbojanin
  •   Haridevpur Adarsha Samity
  •   State Bank Park Sarbojanin(Thakurpukur)
  •   Netaji Jatiya Sebadal
  •   Purbachal Sakti Sangha
  •   S.M. Nagar Sarbojanin Durgotsav(Brace Bridge)
  •   Naskarpara Sarbojanin (Behala)
SOUTH 24 PARGANA (Extended Kolkata):-
  •   Nabarun Sangha Sarbojanin (Rajpur)
  •   Janakalyan Samity Sarbojanin (Chak Thakurani,Kalitala)
  •   Jagaddal Balak Sangha Sarbojanin (Jagaddal)

Durga Puja: IIDR Sharad Samman Awards for Kolkata Durga Puja - An Overview of the Event & It's Participating Pujas

By Subhomoy Mukherjee

Editor's note: Subhomoy met the organizers of the 2011 IIDR Sharad Samman Kolkata Durga Puja awards and reports in his unique Bengali-style English which we left unedited in this post.

Pratima of Chetla Agrani Sangha (2010) Durga Puja
Chetla Agrani Sangha 2010 Pratima

Pratima of Golden Arrow Club (2010) Durga Puja
Golden Arrow Club (2010) Pratima

Swami Ranadananda Giri Maharaj
Swami Ranadananda Giri Maharaj

Calcutta, Sep 28, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Institute of Integrated Development & Research (IIDR) is organizing “IIDR Sarood Samman -2011”, in association with South-Kolkata District Nehru Yuba Kendra Sangathan, Ministry of Youth Affairs And Sports, and Government of India. Washington Bangla Radio is the Media Partner for this prestigious Sarood Samman to encourage and recognize creative efforts of Sarbojanin pujas.




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