Noida: After a 2 year long hiatus, Durga puja celebrations are bigger and better in Delhi NCR. Various pandals are being set up in Noida with colourful representations of maa Durga. The Jalvayu Vihar Sanskritik Kalyan Samiti JVSKS is ready to welcome visitors at their pandal in sector 25. As gathered, the theme for the pandal is 'Ramkrishna Mission'.
Through this theme, JVSKS is trying to exhibit one of the 141 Ramakrishna Mission Centres to encourage people to use their intellect in understanding the world. Although the centre came from Hindu roots, it teaches the unity of religion, creating a bridge between various religious traditions with no communal discrimination and advocating peaceful coexistence.
An 11 feet high and 10 feet wide deity of maa Durga has been brought from Tughlaqbad. Several artists from Bengal came here to decorate this pandal. It has been coloured with biodegradable colours. and it was constructed by village artisans from West Bengal near Midnapur, Kathi. Additionally, women of the community have designed the pandal wall.
Bijan Kumar Saha, resident of Jalvayu Vihar, sector 25 says, "I am very excited to celebrate this year's Durga Puja on a grand scale, as we were locked up in our homes for the last 2 years. Moreover, the theme we are following is something that everyone must realize."
Jalvayu Vihar Sanskritik Kalyan Samiti of sector 25 Noida is a social, cultural, and recreational organisation founded in 1992 to preserve Bengal's rich culture. It aims to continue to scale upwards to create a more sustainable and eco-friendly environment after 30 years of successful celebrations.