“ The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different.” - Mahatma Gandhi




Deshapriya Park Durgotsab


: 5B, Motilal Nehru Road, Kolkata -700029
: 9051577871
: 9830336880
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: deshapriyaparksurgotsab2012@gmail.com
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: This Puja popular as DESHAPRIYA PARK DURGOTSAB dates back to 1938. It was a time when people were driven by the fire of patriotism, with dreams of independent India and it became a predominant phenomenon in Bengal to organise groups ( Sanghas ) in locales and observe religious ,cultural and sporting activities, creating a platform fostering patriotism and furthering the nation’s struggle for independence. With an uncompromising commitment towards sustaining and promoting our rich culture and exposing and reinforcing future generations whilst encouraging their active involvement with significant Indian values and heritage, this Samity has been successfully carrying forward a 75 year old glorious legacy of celebrating the occasion upholding its religious and ritual dimension. Over the years the annual Durga Puja celebrations have lastingly grown to become a significant integral part of the life of every family residing in the locality – an occasion for celebrations, reunion and rejuvenation of bondage amongst the families procreating an ambience of an extended family. AT Deshapriya Park ,the Durga Puja, over the years, were just not only about celebrations – these were occasions for reaching out to the needy and deprived, old and infirm – occasions for bringing succor to the sufferers of natural calamities & Social sufferers. Through the years, our dedicated endeavours towards contributing to the benevolence of our society and for undertaking diverse humanitarian altruistic ventures our samity has generated surplus funds through austerity measures and contributed to, PRIME MINISTER’S RELIEF FUND & CHIEF MINISTER’S RELIEF FUND DESHAPRIYA PARK DURGOTSAB, came into the focus in 2005, observing the centenary of “ Protest against Partition of Bengal in 1905”. The pandal exterior was made a replica of Calcutta Town Hall, the most significant building to the incident. The interior was decorated with thousands of Rakhi signifying the initiation of Raksha Bandhan By Rabindra Nath Tagore during the partition, to establish brotherhood amongst the people of both the parts of Bengal. The project was extensively covered by the media, highly appreciated by the public, and the footfalls were huge. It was the turn around year for this Puja. Since, then were considered as a place to go by Kolkatans and during Puja days. We started getting patronizations of big Indian Corporates as well as media houses since then. Names like Sri S K Barman ( Founder of Dabur India), Justice Padma Khastagir etc. are With an uncompromising commitment towards sustaining and promoting our rich culture and exposing and reinforcing future generations whilst encouraging their active involvement with significant Indian values and heritage, the Samity has planned to attain new heights of aesthetic splendour and divine ambience through the ensemble of idol, pandal and environs of this ‘art puja’. We aspire to present to the multitudes of our visitors an unique simulation of "DUI KHONDE DURGA " where we relate "ONE THEME WITH TWO ESPECTS IN TWO PUJA " - an innovative theme with a promise of radiating piety and devotion. Thus successfully carrying forward a 77 year old glorious legacy of celebrations- We at Despriya Park Durgotsab Samity with an established linege if tradition and culture, are solemnly dedicated to scale up our festivities to an unparalleled grandeur making it a truly momentous milestone and an unforgettable juncture- a must see experience for all Kolkatans. To translate our dreams into reality, we are totally committed to presenting a platform where art, creativity and culture shall be whipped up to their frenzied and vibrant best to complement this puja’s religious and cultural fervor - a tradition deeply embedded in the fabric of our puja through decades of its celebrated existence.

Person to be contacted for any queries on your Organization or Club :


: Avishek De Biswas
: 9051577871