Durga Puja to be celebrated in 152 mandaps in Noakhali
13 October 2015, Nirapad News: Durga Puja, one of the biggest festivals of the Hindu Community, will be celebrated through 152 mandaps in the district.
The 4-day long festival of the largest minority community begins this year from October 19 with due respect and religious fervor and concludes on October 22 through immersion of the idols at different water bodies.
Artists are passing busy time giving final touch to idols and decorating the puja mandaps in the district.
President of the District Puja Udjapan Parishad Ratan Lal Saha said 152 puja mandaps would be erected in nine upazilas of the district this year.
Of the total, 19 puja mandaps would be erected in Sadar upazila, 15 in Begumganj, 11 in Sonaimuri, 9 in Chatkhil, 12 in Senbag, 12 in Companiganj, 16 in Kabirhat, 28 in Subarnachar and 30 in Hatiya upazila.
Md. Eliash Sharif, Superintendent of police told the newsman adequate security measures have also been taken to celebrate the Durga Puja through 152 puja mandaps.
Badre Munir Ferdous, Deputy Commissioner of the district said district administration has taken steps to ensure peaceful celebration of the festival.