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Durga puja celebrated peacefully across State

By Correspondents

NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Oct 12 - The autumn festival, Durga puja was celebrated across Lakhimpur district with traditional fanfare and devotion. The four-day festivity culminated on Tuesday with the immersion of the idols of Goddess Durga in various rivers of the district as Bijoya Dashami.

The festivities began on Friday with the seating of the goddess on the pedestal on Sasthi. The next two days � Saptami and Astami were devoted to complete devotion and worship by thousands of devotees in various puja mandaps of North Lakhimpur and other areas of Lakhimpur district. Animals like pigeons, ducks, goats and buffaloes were sacrificed on the Mahastami day on Sunday in various puja venues like Panchanan Devalaya in North Lakhimpur town and in Harhi Devalaya in Dhakuakhana. However this time, the puja festivities were affected by continuous rain on all the four days of the celebrations. But thousands of people thronged the streets of North Lakhimpur and other parts of the district visiting decorated puja pandals and savouring delicacies on the waysides braving the rain. This time Durga Puja was organised in 188 pandals across Lakhimpur district � mostly in North Lakhimpur, Laluk, Harmutty and Bihpuria. The entire four days of the festivities passed off peacefully without any untoward incidents.

Morigaon: The biggest festival of Autumn, the five-day worship of Goddess Devi Durga came to an end here in Morigaon district peacefully on Tuesday with Bijoya Dashami. Despite inclement weather, thousands of people thronged the puja pandals and offered Dasami puja.

The oldest puja which is 120 years old is held at Jaluguti in Morigaon district and it was the most attractive this year. More than 100 pujas which were held at Jagiroad, Bhuragaon, Mayong, Dharamtul, Jhargaon, Baha concluded with the immersion of the Goddess idols in the Kopili, Kiling rivers and several water bodies of the district. In Morigaon town, the idols were immersed at Moribeel near Basanaghat. Police and security forces took appropriate measures to maintain law and order during the immersion.

RANGIYA: Idols of Goddess Durga and other gods were immersed in the mighty Borolia river amidst a mammoth gathering on the occasion of Bijoya Dasami on Tuesday.

Durga puja was celebrated here with religious fervour and passed off peacefully. Thirteen different puja committees organised puja at 10 different wards of the locality. The Rangiya administration took special measures for the smooth immersion of the idols in the river Borolia. Besides the police administration deploying adequate security personnel in the areas, the SDO (Civil), Rangiya, Kailash Karthik N and SDPO, Rangiya, Pranab Pegu and other Government officials were present at the site and actively monitored the whole situation.

NAGAON: Like in other parts of the country, Durga puja was celebrated in different parts of Nagaon district also. Nearly 500 community pujas were arranged this year in Nagaon district.

The personal puja which started in Nagaon town�s ADP Road is 167 years old. A number of community pujas have completed more than 100 years. Binapani Natya Mandir, Nagaon Bangali Sanmilani, Amola Patty Natya Mandir, Fouzdari Patty Kala Mandir, Panigaon Kali Mandir, Police Station road Kali Mandir, Hindu Milan Mandir and others organised the puja.

A 40-feet height glass idol of Ganesh at the ITI community puja was the attraction of the people of Nagaon. The idol made of wood by Lerela Khanikar in Puranigudam which has already completed 100 years remained another attraction for the religious and cultural people of Nagaon.

The Nagaon district administration took a number of steps to maintain the law-and-order situation during the time of festival. The festival came to an end with the immersion of idols on the day of Bijoya Dashami.

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Durga puja celebrated peacefully across State

NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Oct 12 - The autumn festival, Durga puja was celebrated across Lakhimpur district with traditional fanfare and devotion. The four-day festivity culminated on Tuesday with the immersion of the idols of Goddess Durga in various rivers of the district as Bijoya Dashami.

The festivities began on Friday with the seating of the goddess on the pedestal on Sasthi. The next two days � Saptami and Astami were devoted to complete devotion and worship by thousands of devotees in various puja mandaps of North Lakhimpur and other areas of Lakhimpur district. Animals like pigeons, ducks, goats and buffaloes were sacrificed on the Mahastami day on Sunday in various puja venues like Panchanan Devalaya in North Lakhimpur town and in Harhi Devalaya in Dhakuakhana. However this time, the puja festivities were affected by continuous rain on all the four days of the celebrations. But thousands of people thronged the streets of North Lakhimpur and other parts of the district visiting decorated puja pandals and savouring delicacies on the waysides braving the rain. This time Durga Puja was organised in 188 pandals across Lakhimpur district � mostly in North Lakhimpur, Laluk, Harmutty and Bihpuria. The entire four days of the festivities passed off peacefully without any untoward incidents.

Morigaon: The biggest festival of Autumn, the five-day worship of Goddess Devi Durga came to an end here in Morigaon district peacefully on Tuesday with Bijoya Dashami. Despite inclement weather, thousands of people thronged the puja pandals and offered Dasami puja.

The oldest puja which is 120 years old is held at Jaluguti in Morigaon district and it was the most attractive this year. More than 100 pujas which were held at Jagiroad, Bhuragaon, Mayong, Dharamtul, Jhargaon, Baha concluded with the immersion of the Goddess idols in the Kopili, Kiling rivers and several water bodies of the district. In Morigaon town, the idols were immersed at Moribeel near Basanaghat. Police and security forces took appropriate measures to maintain law and order during the immersion.

RANGIYA: Idols of Goddess Durga and other gods were immersed in the mighty Borolia river amidst a mammoth gathering on the occasion of Bijoya Dasami on Tuesday.

Durga puja was celebrated here with religious fervour and passed off peacefully. Thirteen different puja committees organised puja at 10 different wards of the locality. The Rangiya administration took special measures for the smooth immersion of the idols in the river Borolia. Besides the police administration deploying adequate security personnel in the areas, the SDO (Civil), Rangiya, Kailash Karthik N and SDPO, Rangiya, Pranab Pegu and other Government officials were present at the site and actively monitored the whole situation.

NAGAON: Like in other parts of the country, Durga puja was celebrated in different parts of Nagaon district also. Nearly 500 community pujas were arranged this year in Nagaon district.

The personal puja which started in Nagaon town�s ADP Road is 167 years old. A number of community pujas have completed more than 100 years. Binapani Natya Mandir, Nagaon Bangali Sanmilani, Amola Patty Natya Mandir, Fouzdari Patty Kala Mandir, Panigaon Kali Mandir, Police Station road Kali Mandir, Hindu Milan Mandir and others organised the puja.

A 40-feet height glass idol of Ganesh at the ITI community puja was the attraction of the people of Nagaon. The idol made of wood by Lerela Khanikar in Puranigudam which has already completed 100 years remained another attraction for the religious and cultural people of Nagaon.

The Nagaon district administration took a number of steps to maintain the law-and-order situation during the time of festival. The festival came to an end with the immersion of idols on the day of Bijoya Dashami.