Navaratri is an annual festival observed by Hindus to propitiate Goddess Durga. It spans over nine days and nights and ends with Vijayadasami (Bijoya) on the tenth day.
Decorating Goddess Durga in various forms, showcasing arts & crafts and handicrafts in a themed manner is a specialty during Durga puja.
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Beautiful flower decorations, sarees, handicrafts, accessories are all made aligning to the theme of the day!
Kolkata Durga puja (Celebrated between 6th to 9th day of Navaratri) is known for its unique pandals.
Golu (arrangement of dolls) from different households.
Dressing up, meeting friends and relatives, singing songs, distributing food and accessories are common during Navaratri!
Whichever way you celebrate, Happy Navaratri and Happy Durga Puja to you!