DURGA PUJA 2021: For the first time, 4 women priests will perform Durga Puja, there will be a historic change

New Delhi: This year in Kolkata, there will be a historic change in Durga Puja. Kolkata’s 66 Palli Durga Puja Committee has taken a historic decision saying that this year the club’s Durga Puja will have 4 female priests instead of male priests. The decision comes after the death of an elderly male priest of the puja committee late last year.

Let us tell you that there will be a five-day worship of Maa Durga in the second week of October and Durga Puja of Bengal is famous all over the world. About 10 years ago, Nandini, Ruma, Seemanthi and Polomi formed a group called ‘Shubhamastu’, a group that has been organizing various social and religious events, but for the first time worshiped Durga as a priest. Will perform rituals Women will perform all the rituals organized by the 66 Palli Durga Puja Committee in Kolkata.

In this regard Nandini says, “We never thought that we would ever worship as priests. When we started, it was not on our mind. Ruma and I are Sanskrit teachers and we realized that the younger generation interested in these rituals and should be told what they mean.


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