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Is Pompousness Overtaking Holiness of Durga Puja in Kolkata
Is Pompousness Overtaking Holiness of Durga Puja in Kolkata

Dipen Guha
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Of late the puja-organisers are straining their nerves to deck and decorate pandals with novelties. There prevails a hot competitative disposition to indulge in pomps. Catchy gate-ups are meant for drawing crowds. Undoubtedly the present tempo has a good number of promising sides. Inventiveness and innovetiveness are the merits. They provide platforms of creativity. But does not one feel under the exagerated splendours the actual sanctity of the time-borne tradition is falling on the wane

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