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Durga Puja

Durga Puja is an annual festival for Hindu religious people.  It is an old tradition of Hinduism. The origin of  Durga Puja are unclear and undocumented. This festival symbolizes the victory of goddess Durga against Mahishasura which the victory of good against evil. It is observed in the Bagnoli month of Ashwin. But in the Gregorian Calendar, it usually falls in September to October. The date for the celebration of Durga Puja varies from year to year in the Indian calendar. This festival is ten days long but last five days are very significance. Lighting and decorating are very common in this festival. The Puja is performed at some homes, public places or temples. Special dishes are made to celebrate these days. People make a lot of fun in these days. Newspapers bring out special supplements. There are  special programmes on the radio and television.

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