Saturday, September 13, 2014

Patipukur Basak Bagan's Theme 2014 Durga Puja

On this golden jubillee year, theme-maker Anirban Das is creating
'রংবাজি' theme for Patipukur Basak Bagan Sarbojanin Durgotsab
Committee. Various firecrackers, wooden and clay dolls will decorate
the puja pandal. Diwali dolls or Pari dolls of Medinipur as seen in the picture,
would be seen at the puja mandap. Iron, wood, bamboo, wooden dolls,
colour, Pat-Chitra, fibre are being used to make pandals. At the
entrance, you can see Ravan's image, then the walls would be
decorated by Diwali dolls holding lamps. Replica of various
firecrackers will welcome the viewers. The main mandap would be in the
shape of 'Oiravat' - the elephant of Heaven. 40 thousand lamps will
shape 30 ft high elephant. Clay artist Naba Paul is making the
traditional idol of Debi Durga.

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