The most popular festival in the city, Durga Pooja is celebrated for nine days with great pomp and enthusiasm across the city. The festival is celebrated, between the months of September and October, to mark the victory of Goddess Durga over Mahishasur. Durga Pooja is celebrated in other parts of India as Navratri. Dussehra marks the culmination of Durga Pooja.
Timings for Durga Pooja in Kolkata
This festival is celebrated between the months of September and October.