Youth Association of Mohammad Ali Park heralded the autumnal ritual with the Khuti Puja today on Wednesday to mark the start of Durga puja proceedings this year located at Mohammad Ali Park Durga Puja, near MG Metro station. Youth Association of Mohammad Ali Park is one of the eye catcher puja of the city for its innovative concept and celebration style. This Puja is particularly famous for its unique style of pandals and also for the social work which the committee carries out throughout theyear.
The occasion was glittered by the presence of various eminent personalities like: Smt. Rehana Khatun, Councillor & Borough Co-ordinator; Smt. Shagufta Parveen, Councillor & many others.The Key Committee members who were present at the Khuti Puja were: Ram Chandra Badopalia (Chief Patron) Om Praksh Poddar (Vice Chairman) / Pramod Chandak (Working President) / Dulal Moitra(Vice President) / GC Shaw, Bimal Jhunjhunwala, Md. Shahid(Organiser) / Pawan Kr. Bansal, Deoki Nandan Dhelia, Ashok Ojha, Raju Gupta, Ganesh Sharma, Pawan Sharma (Joint Secretary) / Subhash Chandra Goenka (Treasurer) / Surendra Kr. Sharma (Secretary).
With Khuti Puja happening all over the city and Dhaks playing alongside, Youth Association of Mohammad Ali Park marked the heralding of the Durga Puja with the presence of these renowned personalities. Youth Association of Mohammad Ali Park takes immense pride to celebrate the 53rd year with much opulence and creativity. The Committee has always tried to create a niche amongst all contemporary pujas by bringing about uniqueness through the concept and in the thought process that goes into the festivity like pandal creation, idol, ambience, safety and communal harmony. Youth Association of Mohammad Ali Park has been known for its state of the art presentation over the years and hopefully this year will be evengrander.
Speaking to the media, Mr. Surendra Kr Sharma, General Secretary of Md. Ali Park Durga Puja said, “We are thankful to Sri. Firhad Hakim, Smt. Nayna Bandyopadhyay and Sri. Vivek Gupta for giving us the permission & bringing back the Puja to it’s home ground, Mohammad Ali Park. After its huge success over the years, where we have been receiving multiple awards from different segments, the entire team of Youth Association of Mohammad Ali Park is fully charged up once again for this year also. As maintaining physical distance is mandatory, we had to think of a concept that would avoid crowding near the pandals. We are confident that people would appreciate our effort as always”, he added inviting everyone to come to the puja with family and friends.
About Youth Association of Md. Ali Park: One of the most popular Durga Pujas of Central Kolkata that one must visit is the Mohammad Ali Park Durga Puja that is held every year and showcases magnificent architecture. The Mohammad Ali Park Durga Puja Samity has won several awards in different categories and hence it is also considered as one of the prestigious Durga Puja in Kolkata which is organized by the Youth Association established in 1969. This is one of the most prestigious clubs of North & Central Kolkata.