Revealed By: Kamalika Sengupta
Final Up to date: September 16, 2023, 21:56 IST
Kolkata [Calcutta], India
Whereas a month is left for Durga Pujo festivities to start, the individuals of Kolkata are gearing as much as welcome Ganapati Bappa first. A whole lot of pandals based mostly on completely different themes are erected throughout the town forward of Ganesh Chaturthi however the one showcasing India’s Chandrayaan-3 moon mission is grabbing most eyeballs.
As you enter the pandal, you’ll be able to see the moon and Vikram rover and listen to the countdown of Chandrayaan-3 touchdown. The title of the theme is “Pari Dithe Pari (we are able to go and do it)”.
Pandal President Anindya Chatterjee instructed CNN-News18, “We’re very proud that ISRO scientists put all their efforts into making certain the profitable touchdown of Chandrayaan-3 on the moon. Our pandal is a tribute to them. We’re saluting all our scientists via this pandal. They’ve executed a splendid job and we’re pleased with them. Greater than 30 scientists are from Bengal.”
Although the pujo will start on Tuesday, individuals have began to go to the pandal to see the Chandrayaan-3 theme.
Theme-based pandals of West Bengal are fairly widespread throughout Durga Puja. Some pandals showcasing Chandrayaan-3’s success are already within the making for the 10-day festivities subsequent month.
When is Ganesh Chaturthi?
Ganesh Chaturthi celebrates the delivery of Lord Ganesha. It’s a 10-day pageant that usually falls in August or September, in the course of the Shukla Paksha (shiny fortnight) of the Bhadrapada month of the Hindu calendar. The date of Ganesh Chaturthi is decided by the conjunction of the moon and the star Pushya. This yr, the moon and Pushya will conjunct at 12:39 PM on September 18, and the conjunction will finish at 1:43 PM on September 19. Subsequently, Ganesh Chaturthi shall be celebrated on September 19.
The auspicious time to welcome Lord Ganesha residence on Chaturthi Tithi will begin at 12:39 PM on September 18 and finish at 1:43 PM on September 19. The ten-day Ganesha Utsav pageant will conclude on September 28 with Ganesha Visarjan.
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