Young Boys Club celebrates 53rd Year of Durga Puja with the theme “Mayurpankhi Nouka”
Kolkata : Bengal is famous for its theme-based pandals during the Durga Puja festival. The members of Young Boys Club like always have taken up the challenge to discover relevant social issues as it’s theme. This year they have chosen the Theme as – “Mayurpankhi Nouka“. Every year, the festival of Durga Puja brings out the best in terms of creativity and art when it comes to ideating themes for Puja pandals in West Bengal. Young Boys Club which turns 53 this year has come with a theme related to the current scenario of the world. This puja is located near Tara Chand Dutta Street in Central Kolkata which connects Central Avenue with Rabindra Sarani and is a big draw with the residents.
Speaking to the media, Mr. Rakesh Singh, Chief Organiser said, “This year, Young Boys Club is replicating Mayurpankhi Nouka with hogla leaves, pathkathi and dried fruits as their pandal for Durga Puja. The countdown for the 5-day-long festival of Durga Puja has finally begun. After a two-year hiatus due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, the City of Joy is finally happy to host one of the country’s biggest festivals once again with much favour and enthusiasm.”
“The revelers will get to witness several handicrafts in this pandal. Alongside the pandal inside there will be relics of NavDurga. We have roped in many leading professional artists as well as rural artists for our past pujas and we have observed that rural artists and artisans have exceptional abilities to execute on ground,” said Mr. Vikrant Singh, Youth President of Young Boys Club.
Year of Initiation: 1970
Artist: Dev Shankar Mahesh from Midnapore
Height of Mandap: 40 Feet
Location: Central Kolkata (Young Boys Club) – 7 No. Tarachand Dutta Street, Near Chitpur Crossing, Kol – 73.
Nearest Metro Station: Mahatma Gandhi Road Metro Station