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  27 Sep 2021, 13:09

Durga Puja will be held at 698 Jashore mandaps

  Jashore, Sept 27, 2021 (BSS) - Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival
of the Bangalee Hindu community, will be held at 698 mandaps in eight
upazilas of the district this year.

  The five-day long festival will begin on October 11 with due respect and
religious fervor across the country and end on October 15 with immersion of
the idols of goddess Durga and other deities.

  District Puja Udjapon Committee's president Ashim Kundu said 145 mandaps
will be erected in sadar upazila, 55 in Jhikargacha upazila, 29 in Sharsha
upazila, 48 in Chaugacha upazila, 98 in Keshabpur upazila, 103 in Monirampur
upazila, 126 in Abhaynagar upazila and 94 in Bagherpara upazila of the
district.

  Special security measures are being taken to ensure security and peaceful
celebrations during festival.

  Jashore Deputy Commissioner (DC) Tamijul Islam Khan said all kinds of step
will be taken to celebrate Durga Puja in a festive atmosphere.

  Durga Puja will be held in every mandap in accordance with the health rules
due to coronavirus, he said.

  Stringent security measures will also be taken for smooth holding of the
puja all over the district, he said, adding law enforcement agency will be in
place to ensure smooth celebration.

  The monitoring team will work at the district and upazila level.

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