Over the years the traditions and rituals have remained the same, simply the celebrations have become more cosmopolitan in nature. Starting from the day of Bodhon on Maha-Shashti and ending up with the immersion of clay idols in the river Ganges on the evening of Dashami.
Durga Puja now is celebrated on a gigantic scale with puja pandals dotting nearly every nook and corner of Mumbai. Thanks to the increasing migrant Bengali population, the past few years have seen a rise in the number of Durga Pujas in other parts of the country and abroad as well. Nowdays, preparations and celebration for the Puja begin long before the actual day arrives. The Puja has turned into a glorious event with North Bombay Sarbojanin Durga Puja. One can easily notice the increasing perfection in idol making, its resemblance with the reflection of Maa is fascinating. Artists have mastered their skill to an extend which leaves the viewers awe-struck.
The Pandal making itself has taken a form of art. It is the abode of Goddess Durga for four days of Durga Pujan. Skill and creative ideas are used to make the most exquisite and intricate designs which leave the viewers awe-struck. Built in such an elaborate and grand manner they appear stunning often depicting famous architectural splendors. The pandal last year had gathering of nearly 25000 people. The celebrities had a well decorated stage with galaxies of twinkling lights. We continue with Preparations and we solicit your participation in bringing you the best Durga Puja yet.
The trust also donated in the year 2008 for a very noble cause, the floods in West Bengal in Midnapore district, leaving nearly three lakh people marooned.