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Santosh Mitra Square


Location
Santosh Mitra Square, Central Calcutta

Organised By
Sarbojanin Durgotsab Samity
10A Santosh Mitra Square
Calcutta - 700012
Tel: +91-33-2275201

Chief Patron
Shri Somen Mitra, M.L.A.

President
Shri Pradip Ghosh (+91-33-2275201)

General Secretary
Shri Arun Das

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Since its inception in 1936, this puja involves a number of noted celebrities including educationists, writers, singers and politicians. Since 1993, this puja is pulling a millions of spectators every year.
The mandap is a major attraction of this puja. In 1993 it was a replica of the Art Institute of Chicago -- Parliament of Religions. The 1994 witnessed the replica of the Senate Hall where portraits of five eminent scientists were exhibited with due dignity in their birth centenary.
In 1995 it was the famous Lotus Temple of New Delhi. The year 1996 recalled Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth centenary through the replica of the famous warship Kamatamaru.
The idol of Maa Durga is unique too. It's a superb combination of modernisation and cultural heritage of India with artistic touches of eminent sculptor Shri Aloke Sen.

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