Red Road carnival: Redefining Durga Puja
The massive carnival rally to bid farewell to Goddess Durga, which was started last year, is touted to be second only to the Rio Carnival. Soumitra Nandi writes on this extravagant road show, down the Red Road, that is gradually becoming the integral conclusion to Durga Puja celebrations in Kolkata.
The Mamata Banerjee government ushered in a grand end to the week-long festivities of Durga Puja, the biggest festival for the Bengalis, by organising a stunning carnival on the historic Red Road, where as many as 68 of the city's most acclaimed Durga idols along with Durga's entourage, paraded for the second consecutive year, this October 3.
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