While Delhi recorded 5,673 new cases in the last 24 hours, Bengal repoted 37,111 active cases during the same period.
The officials said the true impact of the celebrations could be gauged only after the coming two weeks.
According to investigation, a boat with the idol was carrying people beyond its capacity and as a result, a portion of the floor of the boat came off because of overloading.
The selected people, allowed inside in strict adherence to all health safety protocols, could go up to a point near the idols.
The restrictions imposed on Durga puja festival in view of Covid-19 pandemic have dealt a body blow to the street vendors in the city.
Then Chandi as Maha Lakshmi destroys the shape-shifting Mahishasura who represents the vanity and power of the Rajasic nature in us.
Some community pujas and apartments made way for offering 'pushpanjali' (flowers) to the goddess by regulating the crowd and maintaining social distancing.
Pranab Mukherjee would make it a point to come to the village, around 250-km from Kolkata, during the puja days every year amid his hectic schedule as Union minister or President.
While many old-timers still recall the musical soirees that played out from dusk to dawn in the streets in the 60s and early 70s, the memories of colonial-era puja festivities have practically faded.
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A majority of puja pandals have also opted for clay clothes for the deity in place of the Pata sarees.
Usually every year, all the idols of Goshani and Chandi across the town converge in front of Simhadwar of Sri Jagannath temple for darshan of devotees.
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The age-old festival of Durga Puja is celebrated all over India, especially in eastern part of India for ten days, he said.
The system is likely to move further north-northeastwards and cross Bangladesh and adjoining West Bengal coasts around afternoon hours, reducing the possibility of heavy downpour across south Bengal.
Sanjib Basak, has, over the past few years, come up with various innovative and eco-friendly ideas to design the idol, but this year, amid the COVID-19 crisis, he wanted to make a difference.