Durga Puja also is known as Durga Utsav or Navratri is a huge Hindu festival or a typical Bengali Festival in India(primarily West Bengal) that is based mainly on the goddess Durga. It is held in the Hindu month of Ashwin as in the Hindu calendar. This year the Durga Puja 2020 is going to be held in the month of Ashwin according to the Hindi Calendar and in the month of October according to the Gregorian Calendar. It is a multi-day festival which is accompanied by a lot of celebrations and pandal hopping all day and night long. Durga Puja is also celebrated in the countries of Bangladesh and Nepal majorly and also scarcely in other foreign countries like the United States Of America, the United Kingdom, Russia and many other countries all around the world.
Durga Puja 2020 Date
Here’s the date and time of all the main six days of the Durga Puja festival. From Panchami to Dashami all the main rituals and customs are held on these days.
|Name Of Day||Start Time & Date||End Time & Date|
|Mahalaya 2020||07:06 PM, Wednesday, 16th September||05:04 PM, Thursday, 17th September.|
|Maha Panchami 2020||04:38 PM, Tuesday, 20th October.||02:45 PM, Wednesday, 21st October.|
|Maha Sasthi 2020||02:46 PM, Wednesday, 21st October.||01:13 PM, Thursday, 22nd October.|
|Maha Saptami 2020||01:14 Pm, Thursday, 22nd October.||11:57 AM, Friday, 23rd October.|
|Maha Ashtami 2020||11:58 AM, Friday, 23rd October.||11:24 AM, Saturday, 24th October.|
|Maha Sandhi Puja 2020||11:00 AM, Saturday, 24th October||11:48 AM, Saturday, 24th October|
|Maha Navami 2020||11:25 AM, Saturday, 24th October.||11:12 AM, Sunday, 25th October.|
|Vijaya Dashami 2020||11:13 AM, Sunday, 25th October.||11:31 AM, Monday, 26th October.|
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Durga Puja in Kolkata is celebrated with joy and very much enjoyed by all citizens all over the city and the state of West Bengal. The Durga Puja is a very big and much highly celebrated festival in the whole country. During this great Indian Festival. all the Hindus buy new clothes for their near and dear ones. They want to forget their past differences and with their rivals or enemies and start afresh completely a new life. Thousands of men, women, and children get out of their homes dressed in their best dresses and go to see the pandals and the deity models which are very beautifully decorated. Our Mother Goddess Durga is considered as the most powerful goddess who is the bestower of strength, prosperity and all the best gifts in life. So the devotees pray to her for her various boons. She killed the demon king Mahishasura who had been troubling the gods and goddesses and occupied Indra’s throne in heaven. So the gods and goddesses also worship the great goddess Durga. She is also known as Mahisasuramardini. This was the story, incase looking to wish someone for Durga Puja Greetings?