“Gondhal is integral to Navaratri. The instruments and words used are specific to the goddess. Devotees who follow ancient practices still arrange for a Gondhal at the pandal on the eighth day as a ritual,” Laxman, who is the fifth generation Gondhali in his family, said.
RMM’s decision to exhibit the works of Sister Nivedita through a year-long celebration is the highlight of the Durga Puja this time. The puja at Khar that started from September 25 will end on the day of Dussehra, September 30.
The CM had also composed lyrics for 'Suruchi Sangha' in the past. Music composer and singer Jeet Gannguly had been composing music for the 'Suruchi Sangha's puja theme song for the past couple of years.