Patna is all set for a grand celebration on the occasion of Durga Puja. Massive pandals (bamboo makeshifts) has been erected at most of the important junctions of the city. This is perhaps for the first time, when private firms has came up by sponsoring to various pandals in a big way. With this commercialization, the competition among the various puja committee has became stiffer this year.
Like any previous year, Patna is in the grip of festive mood. With the opening of veil on Saptami, this festival will become more vibrant with people from all section to enjoy. The organizing committees on their behalf has left no stone unturned. Unique pandals have came up in every corner of the city. The coveted and central attraction of the city, Dak Bunglow Pandal will be embracing spirituality theme this year. A massive pandal of 100 feet in height, in the form of Shore temple of Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu) is coming up there. The Boring Road Puja Committee will showcase its pandal, of 75 feet high, in the form of famed Mahabodhi Temple of Bodh Gaya, a World Heritage Site, with the idol of Gautam Buddha at the top. However, the biggest pandal of height 110 feet is coming up at Rukunpura, which has the theme of ISKON temple, Mayapur (West Bengal). Several other theme includes Prem Mandir of Mathura at Sheikhpura and the Karnataka Legislative Assembly Building at Jagdeo path. Unique street lighting will showcase themes like corruption, Anna Hazare and cartoons.
Patnaites are sure to get a grand glimpse of these massive preparations after Saptami.
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