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Bijoya Dashomi today

DHAKA, Oct 11, 2016 (BSS)- Bijoya
Dashomi of the five-day Sarodia
Durga Puja, the biggest religious
festival of the Hindu community, ends
today.
Durga Puja will end today with
solemn immersion of Goddess Durga
in the capital as elsewhere across the
country.
The five-day Durga Puja began with
the incarnation (Bodhon) of the
Goddess Durga at temples on
October 7.
The Maha Saptami puja was held on
Saturday (October 8), Maha Ashttami, Kumari Puja and Sandhi Puja on Sunday (October 9) and
Mahanabami Puja yesterday (October 10).
According to Bangladesh Puja Utjapan Parishad, a total of 29,395 permanent and temporary pandals
have been erected across the country including 229 in the capital city this year to celebrate the Durga
Puja.
Hindus across the country will celebrate the Bijoya Dashami amid festivity and enthusiasm by visiting
their relatives’ homes to share sweetmeats when married Hindu women put “sindoor” (vermilion) on
each other’s forehead on the occasion.
Bangladesh Betar, Bangladesh Television and private TV channels and radio stations will broadcast
special programmes while national dailies will publish special supplements highlighting the significance of
Bijoya Dashami.

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