Carnival Of Dhakis’ Starts In Bengal


Kolkata: A year long wait of Durga Puja is over. All the pandals are decked up for the five days carnival. Tomorrow will mark the official start of the Durga puja. Djhakis of each corner bengal have gathered at Sealdah railway station for their engagement for five days and to see a better financial days through the five days of festivity.

In a hope to get best bidders, they flaunt their skill outside the station every year. Organisers of many pujas flock the station on the day to book the dhakis and decide a rate for the five-day ritual.

The sound of the Dhak (Traditional Indian drum) is one of the key element of Durga puja. Indian drum used to please goddes Durga. So the organisors are also keen to grab them as soon as possible. The Dhakis runs a hard life throughout the year and nexpect some extra earning at this time. Many returns without anything.

People from Bardhaman, Murshidabad, Malda come to the city in hope of some extra money. Talking to Kolkata24X7, the present Dhakis at Sealdah station said that with a hope of a good days.