Kolkata, ANI/State Bureau. Shree bhoomi sporting club in Laketown, Kolkata has built a 150 feet high pandal on the lines of Burj Khalifa for Durga Puja. At night, 300 different types of lights are being used to decorate this pandal, which is attracting a lot of people, but this pandal is located at a few kilometers away from the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose airport. causing problems in landing.

Sujit Bose, state minister and chief of Shree Bhoomi Sporting Club, rubbished the complaint that pandal lights obstructed flight movement, saying, “We have not received any complaint in this regard.” The lights have been dimmed in the pandal as there is a huge crowd of people coming here.

Pilots lodged complaint

On Monday itself, the pilots of three aircraft had complained to the Dum Dum Air Traffic Control (ATC) regarding this problem. After this ATC gave this information to the airport management. After this, the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport management has complained to the police. The police have spoken to the officials of Sreebhumi Sporting Club in this regard and requested to find a way out in this regard.

acrylic sheet used

It is worth noting that to make this pandal look like the original Burj Khalifa, acrylic sheet has been used in it, which is a kind of glazed glass. This intensifies the light further. It is said that more than 250 workers have prepared this pandal in three and a half months.

Edited By: Monika Minal