Free Press Journal
  • Navratri 2017: Now, donate to Lokhandwala Durgotsav online

    Mumbai: Devotees visiting Lokhandwala’s Durgotsav can now donate online through UPI (Unified Payment Interface) based payments. It is first not just for Lokhandwala Durgotsav to have UPI based payments but the first Durga puja pandal in India to accept donations online. Bollywood singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya, who has been organising the puja for last 22 years, said, “We have been getting enquiry for online donations for a while. But when Yes Bank

  • Durga Puja 2017: Kolkata recreates Baahubali’s Mahismati Kingdom; check out images

    Kolkata Durga Puja pandals always remain in headlines for their uniqueness as every year there is something special and innovative they offer for the devotees. This year too, Sreebhumi Sporting club in Kolkata has decorated their puja pandal in one of the most unique ways. We all must have watched SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus ‘Baahubali’. The palace of Baahubali’s Mahishmati has been recreated by the Sreebhumi Sporting club puja committee through their

  • Durga Puja 2017: Rituals, its significance, and all you need to know about Maa Durga

    Mumbai: Durga Puja pandals are gearing up to celebrate the festival by making replicas of different structures. Juhu-based famous mandal North Bombay Sarbojanin Durga Puja Samiti, which is celebrating 70 years, is one of the oldest and biggest Durga Puja mandals, founded by Padmashri Sasadhar Mukerji and Shrimati. Durga Puja is celebrated from Shasti to Bijoya Dashimi.

  • pbwa

    7 things that make Powai’s PBWA durga puja so special

    Durga puja is not just a festival; it is an emotion for the Powai Bengali Welfare Association (PBWA). It is said that durga puja marks the victory of good over evil and is the perfect time to let the bad things slide. And this true meaning is perfectly mastered by the PBWA. Currently in its 11th year, the PBWA is celebrating the fest in true spirit from creating the largest pandal to organizing a

  • durga-puja

    Durga Puja Pandal Hopping 2016: The Mumbai guide

    Durga Puja in Mumbai may not be glitzy and enticing as in the streets of Kolkata but it surely captures the magnificence and the bliss of the festival. It is the only time of the year when the bengali’s in Mumbai switch on to their traditional mode.