Durga Puja- Bengali’s biggest festival is around the corner and the Sreevumi Sporting Club never fails to surprise its visitors. This year they have replicated Burj Khalifa and covered Durga with 45 kg gold.
Meanwhile the 145-feet tall Burj Khalifa pandal has special lighting arrangements to give it a majestic look in the night and around 250 workers have built this in two months. Also Visitors have already started visiting Kolkata’s Burj Khalifa. Meanwhile This year, Jeet Ganguly and Avijeet Bhattacharya composed and sung the theme song .
Durga idol in the Sreevumi Sporting Club has upto 45 kg heavy gold jewellery. Post-Mahalaya (Pratipad) is the day when artisans decorate all idols including Goddess Durga with ornaments.
Sujit Bose Bose, the Fire and Emergency Services Minister in the West Bengal government, who a member of the Sreevumi Sporting Club Durga Puja, said, “Every year, we come up with any iconic places and replicates that. This year our artist went to Dubai to meet every detail of the Burj Khalifa that we have built here. Lighting has been done by an eminent artist of Chandannagar. Senco Gold has sponsored Jewellery For Maa Durga.”
Amid the Covid situation, as per the guidelines, pandals shall have to be spacious and open from all sides with separate entry-exit points. Pandals must keep adequate space and arrangements for ensuring physical distancing in terms of the existing Covid-19 pandemic norms.
Bose added that the club also does social work during this Durga Puja festival every year.
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