Kolkata Durga Puja 2023: Unique Themes – Chandrayaan-3 and Anti-Ragging
This Durga Puja, the Naktala Udayan Sangha in South Kolkata plans to make a strong statement.Their pandal theme centers around the grave issue of ragging and the steps needed to eradicate it from society.
Chandrayaan-3 and Anti-Ragging are two themes that stand out and present contrasting messages.
Chandrayaan-3: A Tribute to India’s Lunar Success In a remarkable display, a puja committee has recreated ISRO’s Chandrayaan-3 lunar landing. Visitors will find Maa Durga seated in a lunar lander model on a moon-like surface. This tribute to India’s space achievement is made more special as the father of an ISRO scientist associated with the mission will inaugurate the puja.
Anti-Ragging: Addressing a Social Concern Another unique theme focuses on the social issue of ragging in educational institutions. Through powerful visuals and art installations, the pandal sheds light on the trauma students face due to ragging. This theme urges us to create safer educational environments.
Conclusion: Kolkata’s Durga Puja showcases creativity and social consciousness. This year, Chandrayaan-3 and Anti-Ragging themes offer a unique blend of celebration and awareness. It’s a reminder that this festival is about embracing change and progress in society.