This time unique and attractive pandals are being built in Arrah town of Bhojpur district. On behalf of the Durga Puja committees in the city, the decoration work has started in full swing with grand and attractive pandals and idols. In this regard, artisans have been called from Bengal, Bihar and local areas. Similarly, the devotees of the city are also eager to see more pandals for the darshan of Maa Durga. Preparations for the construction of pandals are going on in full swing in the city before Navrat. Let us know where the form of the pandal is being prepared…
Maa Durga coming on an elephant
The Swami Narayan Temple of America (Chicago) is being built in the market committee of the city. It is said that the market committee builds the most expensive pandal in the entire Arrah city. This time too the cost of the pandal is around Rs 18 lakh. Its width is 80 feet and height is 100 feet.
Indal Yadav, treasurer of the pandal committee, told that all the local artisans are involved in making the pandal. The idol of Maa Durga will be 18 feet, which will be seen riding on an elephant. The idol is being constructed for one lakh rupees. For this, the artisans are working day and night hoping to bring the pandal to the first place.
Gujarat’s Akshardham Temple is under construction
Kolkata’s Victoria Palace was last built in the Katira Home Guard. This time also the president of the pandal has taken the decision to do something similar. This time the Akshardham temple of Gujarat is being constructed. Chandan Singh, president of the pandal, said that a pandal of about 110 feet is being prepared by our Sangam Kala Mandir at a cost of 10 lakhs. The idol will also be of 80 thousand. All the idols are 15 feet. Chandan told that there is a budget of one and a half lakhs for furnishings. All the artisans have come from Bengal to make the pandal.
Bhuneshwar’s new parish temple is being built with 8 lakh rupees
A grand pandal of Maa Durga is being built in Pakpi Chowk of the city. The president of the pandal, Kumar Gaurav alias Puneet Yadav said that the pandal is being constructed in 3600 square feet on the lines of the new temple of Bhuneshwar at Pakpi Chowk. Its height will be 80 feet and width will be 45 feet. Its cost is about 8 lakh rupees. The idol is being prepared at a cost of 50 thousand. The statue will be of 15 feet, which is being built on the Bengal theme. Puneet told that a budget of 80 thousand has been kept in the decoration. For the first time, a Bengali theme is being made at Pakpi Chowk. All the artisans are busy with its preparation.
Five idols being made with unique decoration in the pandal
This time the Kashi Vishwanath temple of Varanasi is being constructed by Om Kala Mandir near the city’s famous Nawada Thana Mod. The cost of the pandal is about four lakh rupees. Giving information about the pandal, Pawan Kumar, a member of the pandal, said that a 12 feet idol is being built here. Its cost is 1.5 lakh rupees. You will see five sculptures made of unique decorations in the pandal. For this we are going to spend 3 lakh rupees. It is being built by the local artisans of the city.
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