Tag: Kolkata

Pongal Festival 2011 in Kolkata at Swabhumi Heritage Plaza

Bengal Tamils celebrate Pongal festival 2011 in Kolkata: The Pongal Festival 2011 was organized by Bharathi Tamil Sangam at Swabhumi Heritage Plaza, Kolkata on 16-01-2011, the next day after Pongal, with able support from other Associations like Calcutta South India Club, Chinmaya Mission, Ved Bhavan, South Indian Association-Howrah, Thiruvalluvar Kalai Mandram-Howrah and others. The Hon’ble …

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Mudiali Club, Kolkata

  Mudiali Club pandal is a simple structure resembling a temple with Viamana.  Floors inside the ‘pandal’ have been laid with Granite slabs/tiles.  The walls have been adorned with sculptures made of plaster of Paris moulds.  

Tridhara Sammilani, Kolkata

Tridhara Sammilani’s Durga Puja ‘pandal’ has been designed on the lines of Padmanabhapuram Palace at Thuckalai in the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu.  It is located at about 63 kms from Thiruvananthapuram.  This is the largest wooden palace in India.  Though located in Tamilnadu, the palace is administered by  Kerala government’s Department of Archaeology.  Tridhara …

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Naktala Sammilani, Kolkata

  This pandal at Naktala Road, Kolkata 700047 by Naktala Sammilani is modelled on the Hawa Mahal at Jaipur.  This is made of cloth wrapped on wooden structures designed like windows which are know as ‘Jharokas’.  In front of the pandal there is a lawn and fountain.   The interiors of the pandal is artistically …

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