Durga Puja is, one of the grandest and highly awaited festivals, celebrated in the State of West Bengal. However, amid this pandemic crisis, Calcutta High Court issued strict guidelines and blocked the entry of visitors in Puja Pandals.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses people and attends a virtual celebration on commencement of Durga Puja. He says, ‘The festival of Durga Puja is a festival that reflects the unity and strength of India. It is also a reflection of the traditions and culture that comes from Bengal. We are celebrating Durga Puja in times of COVID-19, all devotees have shown exemplary restrain’.