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Durga Puja ends amid festivity in Bogura


Published : 05 Oct 2022 08:44 PM

The five-day celebration of Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, ended here with immersion of the Goddess Durga in the Karatoya river today.

Marking the Bijoya Dashami women devotees applied 'Sindur' on the face of goddess Durga and exchanged among themselves amid joyous and festive mood.

The last day rituals of the festival were celebrated amid much enthusiasm and festivity. Prasad and sweets were distributed among the devotees.

Before removing the idols of Durga and other gods and goddesses from the altar of all mandaps or makeshift pavilions for immersion, the Hindu devotees danced and sang kirton. Thousands of devotees joined the colorful marches as the idols were being carried to the nearby river in Karatoya and other water bodies for immersion.

The Durgousav was celebrated in 679 puja mandaps in all twelve upazilas of the district amid tight security measures.