8 Gorgeous Durga Puja Pandals & Idols In Kolkata That Completely Blew Us Away

If you want to see world-class artisanship, creativity and beauty, then visit Kolkata during Durga Puja. The city will show you what kind of mesmerizing art can be made when our talented local artisans come together to execute a brilliant idea. There is diversity, there is strong messaging, and there is visual brilliance in the pujo pandals and idols. Here’s a look at what I’m trying to say.

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We picked out some of the best Durga Puja pandals and idols that were seen this year which will make you realize the sheer talent that is held by our local artisans.

1. Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’ themed pujo at Bakulbagan Sarbojanin.

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2. Hindustan Club – a tribute to the sons of the soil.

 

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3. Bhowanipore 75 Pally – a celebration of local artisans who champion pot art.

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4. Tridhara Sammilani, a gorgeousness that’s a level apart.

5. Chakraberia Sarbojonin, the one with the stunning facial artwork.

 

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6. Barisha Club, the best lighting so far.

 

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7. Nawpara Dadabhai Sangha – Durga among sex workers. The pandal depicts the life of sex workers and how society looks upon them.


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8. EC Block, Salt Lake and the beauty of simple light bulbs.

 

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Hope everyone had an enjoyable Durga Pujo. Asche bochor abar hobe!

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