Women participate in ‘Sindoor Khela’, bid adieu to Goddess Durga

New Delhi: As its time to bid adieu to Goddess Durga, women on Tuesday celebrated ‘Sindoor Khela’ on the occasion of Vijay Dashmi at a pandal in Chittaranjan (CR) Park in Delhi.

On Vijay Dashmi, the last day of Durga Puja, married Bengali Hindu women apply sindoor on the forehead and feet of the goddess and offer sweets to her followed by applying sindoor on each other’s face.

A devotee, Nirmala told ANI, “Applying is important for all married women, on this occasion we embrace that by celebrating ‘ ‘. On this important occasion, we apply ” on each other’s face. It is believed that you will have a long-married life if you have more amount of on your face.”

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“Today is the last day of the and the goddess is going to bid farewell with . I’m a Punjabi and really excited,” said devotee, Anuradha Sehgal.

CR Park’s celebrations are known to be one of the best Durga Pujas across the national capital and is a major attraction each year.

The are is famously known asmini-Kolkata is an amalgamation of bright colours and native culture.

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