Great news for the people of Bengal, UNESCO gave heritage status to Durga Puja

Great news for the people of Bengal, UNESCO gave heritage status to Durga Puja

Kolkata Durga Puja: The world famous Durga Puja of Bengal has been declared as cultural heritage by UNESCO. This has given a new identity to the cultural heritage of Bengal and the glimpse of Durga Puja will now spread across the world.

 Durga Puja in Kolkata.
The people of West Bengal have brought big news on Wednesday. UNESCO, the cultural body of the United Nations, has announced the inclusion of Durga Puja of Bengal in the representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This has created a wave of happiness among the people of Bengal. Let us tell you that Durga Puja is celebrated with great pomp in Bengal and Durga Puja is associated with the culture of Bengal. The Bengal government had appealed to UNESCO to give heritage status to Durga Puja. UNESCO has approved it. Due to this, Durga Puja of Bengal has got recognition at the world level.

According to the information received, during the 16th session of its Intergovernmental Committee to be held in Paris, France from 13 to 18 December 2021, Durga Puja in Kolkata was included in UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. of Humanity) has been included.

Durga Puja included in the list of cultural heritage

UNESCO’s 2003 nomination of Kolkata’s Durga Puja to be included in the Intangible Cultural Heritage was supported by several state parties. It has been particularly praised for its all-inclusive approach crossing barriers of religion, gender and economic class.

During Durga Puja, Maa Durga is worshiped in the street

Let us tell that during Durga Puja, starting from the middle of Kolkata, the capital of Bengal, from east to west and from north to south, every street-intersection and roads have the same mantra on microphone and loudspeaker since morning.. or Goddess Sarvabhuteshu Shakti Rupena Sanstha, Namastasai Namastasai Namastasai Namo Namah. Keeps resonating. In the district-district of Bengal, pandals of Durga Puja are made. Puja pandals are made on different themes. In these themes, from farmers’ movement to NRC, grand pandals are made. In Bengal, there is a tradition of making puja pandals on the theme. During Durga Puja, the whole of Bengal changes and the worship of Maa Durga reverberates everywhere. Durga Puja Carnival is also organized every year by the Government of Bengal.

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