Newshub18,Sk Jahangir Ali:Durga Puja recognized by UNESCO, Kolkata floated in grand procession.A month before the traditional Durga Puja or Autumn Durgo Festival, Kolkata was flooded with grand processions and colorful processions today. The city was decorated with new, colorful clothes. Kolkata shook with the procession of millions of people.
The worship bell rang. Kolkata’s Durga Puja was recognized as an ‘Abhaman Heritage’ festival by UNESCO. On this occasion, a colorful procession was organized in Bengal including Kolkata on Thursday. Today at 2:00 pm, the grand procession started from Tagore Bari, Jorasankore, the memorial residence of poet Guru Rabindranath Tagore. It ends at the historic Red Road in Dharmatala. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led the procession. He also walked about four kilometers in this procession. Jorasanko to Mayo Road.
This Durgotsavam of Bengal was recognized as a traditional festival of the world by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO in December last year. West Bengal state government organized this to celebrate the recognition of UNESCO. At the end of the procession, the representatives of UNESCO attended a ceremony organized at the Red Road.
They are also welcomed. The state government handed over to them various gifts of modern Bengal heritageChief Minister Mamata said today, ‘We are proud that UNESCO has recognized this festival of Bengal. We congratulate them. Today we open the doors of our heritage to the world. I created a new history