The national capital is ready to celebrate Durga Puja and celebrations are in high spirits as always. So, let’s not miss to check these Durga Puja pandals in Delhi that are most likely to capture your attention!
While the 9 days of Navratri bring the culture of Garba and Dandiya to Western India, the days are marked as auspicious for celebrating Durga Puja in the north! The capital of India, Delhi, too, holds various events and pandals throughout the city and welcomes the residents to worship and enjoy at these pandals. So, let’s talk about the most popular Durga Puja pandals in Delhi that you must visit!
1. Minto Road Puja Samiti
One of the oldest and most popular pandals, Minto Road Puja Samiti, has been organizing the celebrations since 1940! Not only the programs held here are famous but also the ‘bhog’ and hence, the pandal has also won various awards over the years. So, if you are in Delhi this time, you must not forget to visit this pandal.
2. Chittaranjan Park
Located in Southeast Delhi, Chittaranjan Park also houses many Bengali families, and hence, you can imagine how the pandal would celebrate the festival – with much energy and zeal! The pandal organizes various activities and cultural events during Durga Puja, and this year, the artists are making colonial-era houses of Kolkata as the theme for the pandal. Amid various artworks and food stalls, do not forget to worship Goddess Durga, who appears in a monumental form here!
This time, a few karigars have been called from West Bengal to make Durga idols here in Kalibari as the last two years were very low for the pandal. So, get ready to witness a huge cultural affair at Kalibari this year, and the pandal will not let you down!
4. Aram Bagh
Known for unique themes, Aram Bagh invites a huge crowd every year, and the patrons always state having a good time here! They have also made eco-friendly pandals in the previous years, and hence, people are looking forward to this pandal and are excited to visit there!
5. Kashmere Gate
There is no doubt that Durga Puja celebrations cannot be completed without visiting the popular pandal at Kashmere Gate! The 112-old pandal is famous for its ‘sandhya aarti’ and stalls! And let us tell you that the pandal here gives a nostalgic vibe to the traditional celebrations of Durga Puja in Delhi!
6. New Ashok Nagar
The pandal at New Ashok Nagar has kept the theme ‘eco-friendly’ this year, and the artists have been making the idol and other things with sustainable items like mud and watercolours instead of plaster. Moreover, the organisers are ensuring that no harmful items are used in constructing the pandal! So, get ready to visit this environment-friendly pandal this year!