Odisha Durga Puja

Orissa HC refuses to interfere in state government's decision on Durga idols, dismisses relaxation plea

The bench said none of the other Durga Puja samitis has found the restrictions on the height of the idol to be hurtful of public sentiment or interfering with their celebration of the events.

published on : 18th September 2021

Odisha government stands firm on idol height, says learn from Kerala

Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty, said tall idols with decorations will attract more visitors leading to crowding at puja pandals.

published on : 16th September 2021

Odisha government rules out any change to festival guidelines; idols will have to be below 4 ft height

Announcing this, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Kumar Jena said that restrictions announced by the government in its August 9 guidelines will continue.

published on : 11th September 2021

COVID fallout: Durga Puja committees in Odisha up in arms against festival ban

Cuttack puja committees have expressed strong resentment over the State government’s decision to ban public celebration of Durga Puja for the second consecutive year.

published on : 11th August 2021

Odisha allows community puja, festivals without congregation amid threat of third wave 

People have been asked to observe pujas including Ganesh Puja, Durga Puja, Laxmi Puja, and Kali Puja falling in the next three months on their premises with strict adherence to Covid safety norms.

published on : 9th August 2021