MANGALDAI, Oct 8 - Durga Puja celebrations ended in Darrang district with the immersion of the idol of Goddess Durga and Her consorts on the day of Bijoya Dashami on Tuesday.
In the afternoon, the puja celebration committees took out processions along with the idols from the puja venues to the immersion river banks amidst shouting of slogans and celebration of the victory of Goddess Durga over evil. Adequate arrangements were made for the smooth conduct of the immersion process of the idols of nearly 200 community puja committees in different rivers of the district.
Immersion river points in four different river bank places at Garubandha, Rajghat, Mowamari besides the main Mangaldai Raashkhola were identified by the authority for immersion of idols of 71 community pujas under Mangaldai Sadar Police Station, said Inspector Niranjan Baruah.
Meanwhile, the puja mandaps recorded the highest turnout of visitors on the evening of Mahanavami celebration on Monday. The adverse effect of climate change and use of plastics was depicted in Udayan Sangha’s Sarbajanin Puja Celebration at Santipara Ward No-1, Mangaldai while the replica of the cleanest and open defecation free village prepared by young prominent sculptor Ajit Bania was the centre of attraction in the puja mandap of Maa Laxmi Society at Ward No-3 Mangaldai.