Naktala Udayan Sangha, the name itself expresses the glory, devotion and long term attachment with durga puja. The name itself is sufficient for people to recognize and make imagination of the pandal going to be. Since inception, they have always surprised the visitors with excellent theme and outstanding pandal.This is their 28th year of celebration.
Over these years they have gained so much popularity and fame that they don’t need any introduction. People would recognize them at once just by hearing the name. The association of great people like honorable education minister of West Bengal Mr Partha Chatterjee and Tollywood star actor Prosenjit Chatterjee has flourished their name across the whole of West Bengal. Mr Partha Chatterjee is the chairman of Naktala Udayan Sangha. Although Bumba Da isn’t our officially brand ambassador of says Bappaditya Dasgupta (The General Secretary of Naktala Udayan Sangha). Other distinguished people who are associated with this puja are Ustad Rashid Khan, Dinesh Poddar, Surojit, Soumitra and Bhabatosh Sutar.
Their achievement so far in terms of awards is worth mentioning. the noteworthy are Asian Paints Sharad Shamman– 5 times, Snowcem Puja Perfect– 4 times, Nutrela Sambad Pratidin Puja Perfect – once, ABP Ananda Hall of Fame– once, ABP Ananda Megastar Puja– once, Anandabazar Sharad Arghya– twice, Berger Paints Priyo Puja Critics Choice– once, Mahanayak Sharad Samman– thrice, Sharad Shree Award– twice, M.P. Birla Foundation Puja Utkarsha Samman– twice, 24 Ghanta Sera Barowari Puja– 4 times, E-TV Bangla Sabar Sera Puja– thrice, ZEE Bangla- Banglar Sera Puja– twice, News Time Pujor Oscar– thrice, Kolkata TV Maha Puja, Navaratna & Chirag Sharad Shamman– 4 times, Channel 10 Super Champion Puja– twice, Kolkata Shree Puja– thrice, CESC- The Telegraph True Spirit Puja– 5 times, The Times of India Sharad Shreshtha Puja– thrice, SF Sonic Shrestha Puja– once and many more.
Artist Bhabatosh Sutar is behind the creation of pandal and idol. Durga idol is made of fiber glass and the pandal of wood and wood items. Since this year maa durga is coming on boat, so visitors can see idol through boats. While entering in the pandal they can hear sound of waves of sea. Inside the pandal visitors can feel as if they are sailing on boat in sea. Every arrangement to give natural look to the pandal has been made by Naktala Udayan Sangha. “জলের মাঝেই জেগে ওঠেন দুর্গতিনাশিনী” – song of ustad Rashid Khan will capsize the visitors in a new mood. Beside that the theme music “নদী ভরা ঢেউ বোঝো না তো কেউ” – by Soumitra & Surojit will create the heavenly atmosphere.
On 25th September, they have inaugurated their pandal in the presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and other distinguished guest Ustad Rashid Khan, Surojit Chatterjee, Soumitra Ray and may others.
Visit Naktala Udayan Sangha at 1/250, Krishanu Dey Sarani,(Naktala) Kolkata – 700047.