Kolkata: Pujas meant an innocent celebration of joy and fun, new clothes, new movies, eating out, freaking out with friends and relatives for non-stop adda. Durga Puja celebrates In South Africa according to rituals and Tithi but in other places like California celebrates this festivity with deferent styles.
The puja committee of California celebrates the Durga puja in weekends. So, they have now two weekends to celebrate this according to Bengali calendar. The people and committee members of California said that they complete the puja in just three days. This rule also followed in many towns across the world. But no immersion rule is granted in California. But Bharat Sevasharm celebrates this puja according to Tithi in California.
Although there was a general feeling of sadness after complete of puja, some people tried to compensate their feeling by taking part in sindoor khela, dhunuchi naach and a mini procession with slogans and the sound of dhak and ghonta. Like in other years, the food, sari and other stalls were vibrant and crowded with people.