Grand immersion carnival of award-winning Durga puja


Kolkata:┬áThe city this evening witnessed a colourful grand immersion carnival showcasing the year’s top award-winning Durga pujas at the Red Road.

With Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with senior ministers like Partha Chatterjee, Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay, Firad Hakim and Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay along with other senior officials seated on the main dais, the evening witnessed special presentations by representatives of around 70 Durga Pujas’ committees at the Red Road which was decked up with special lighting for the event that started at around 5 pm.

Besides, representatives of the three World Cup teams of England, Chile and Iraq, delegates from several foreign consulates were present at the immersion carnival.

Performances by children apart from various artists representing Puja committees like Chetla Agrani, Suruchi Sanga, Sreebhoomi, Ekdalia Evergreen, Kalighat Milan Sangha, Shimla Byam Samiti, Ballygunge Palli and several others participated in the second edition of the state government’s immersion carnival which was witnessed by around 20,000 people.