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Lucknow Durga Puja pandal will be the replica of Ram temple

Lucknow, Sep 22 (SocialNews.XYZ) A Durga Puja pandal in Lucknow will be a replica of the Ram temple under construction in Ayodhya.

A Kolkata-based pandal maker will create the replica in the Model House area of ​​the city.


Mitro Sangho Durga Puja Committee Leader Vinod Tewari ‘Dalu’ said, “With so much hype around the Ram Temple brewing in Ayodhya, we thought it would be appropriate to set up a pandal that would be a look-alike. We are confident that our efforts will attract a lot of attention,”

The pandal will be 80 feet high, he said, adding that around 3,000 bamboo, 3,500 meters of Surat cloth, 150 kg of iron nails, 2,000 pieces of thermocol and 150 liters of paint will be used. in the making of pandal.

Nitesh Tewari, General Secretary of the Puja Samiti, said, “No less than 75 workers from West Bengal are working day and night to complete the works by September 30. Work began in August.

Asim Matya from Kolkata Flower Art rides the pandal. He also makes a huge pandal in Jankipuram which is a replica of a proposed tallest temple in Vrindavan.

Established in 1975, Model House’s Mitro Sangho Durga Puja Committee called on women in West Bengal to play the “dhaak”, a traditional Bengali drum.

“Three male and three female dhakis from North 24 Parganas of West Bengal come for the puja at this pandal. Normally it is the men who perform dhaak. This year we have also roped females for this purpose,” Tewari said. .

Source: IANS

Lucknow Durga Puja pandal will be the replica of Ram temple

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