Dum Dum Tarun Dal – A Flavor of Smoke with Hukka and Kolke
Among the Puja pandals of Dum Dum area, Dum Dum Tarun Dal has emerged as one of the crowd puller puja pandal over the year. Active since 1977, they have gained much fame and popularity which can be evident from the awards they have received in these days. Last year, they bagged as many as seven awards, noteworthy are Star Puja Award Star Ananda, News Time Pujor Oscar, Kolkata TV Sera Abiskar, Times of India Top 10, Mahanayak Uttam Kumar Sharad Samman, Fortune Sharad Sree and Third Eye Trinayan Award.
This year, their puja pandal is based on hukka and kolke. Hukka and kolke were in vogue during medieval era. Nawabs and Rajas were fond of smoking hukka and kolke. Now a days, these are almost vanished, only could be seen in rural areas. By using these items in their puja pandal, Dum Dum Tarun Dal is trying to recollect those memories of past. The hukka will be made of fibre and will be decorated by specialized babupot of kalighat. There will be an abstract installation of 5 lacs of kolke. Inside the pandal, 25 ft long fibre made hukka will contain durga idol. This year, their budget is Rs 20 lacs.
Aboutkolkata team is proudly announcing that we are online media partner of Dum Dum Tarun Dal and we wish them a happy and prosperous Durga puja.
To have a glimpse of their 2013 puja pandal, visit Dum Dum Tarun Dal Durga Puja 2013