Governor of West Bengal, Keshari Nath Tripathi, Ghanshyam Sarda inaugurated the Annual Dhak Utsav organised by Manicktalla Chaltabagan Lohapatti Durga Puja Committee on Wednesday, where the entire cast of Bengali film Zulfiqar was present.
Governor Tripathy said that people at home and abroad are celebrating twin festivals, Durga Puja and Dussehra.
“Shakti or divine energy is the permanent identity of Durga. I hope this shakti would drive away all negativities in personal lives of people as well as from society,” said Governor Tripathi.
The puja committee started its journey way back in 1943 as a small celebration in one of the shops.
The theme of Chaltabagan in 2016 is Ichhapuran or fulfilment of wishes.
The initiation discovered performing artist Ananya Chatterjee, Pallavi Chatterjee and Shreya Pande blowing on the Shankha (Conch), performer Prosenjit Chatterjee discussing slokas and the industrialist mammoth no other than Ghanshyam Sarda pays tribute to the social legacy of the locale.
Sundeep Bhutoria, Chairman, Manicktala Chaltabagan Lohapatty Durga Puja Committee stated: “For the past numerous years, Dhak Utsav has been instrumental in uniting eminent identities having a place with different fields of activity.”
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