Shree Shree Loknath Bhakta Porishad’s Durga Puja

Ansar Ahmed Ullah

The London based Shree Shree Loknath Bhakta Porishad UK is celebrating ten year anniversary of their organisation and is inviting everybody to join their celebrations with friends and family members to attend and enjoy this year’s Durga Puja.

Surnjit Gupta, President of Shree Shree Loknath Bhakta Porishad UK said, ‘Durga Puja brings the great harmony within the community, Durga Puja brings joy, happiness and tranquillity. Like all other years, this year also we will have a glorious Puja with all the must-have activities. We welcome you to take part in such great event and activities. Your help and support will help us to continue our activities throughout the year.’

This year’s Puja is being held at 39 Dames Road. Forest Gate, London, E7 0DR close to Forest Gate station.

The daily packed Puja programme from 6pm is as follows on26th September, Tuesday-Maha Sashti, Bodhan,Amontran & Adhibash 6.00 pm & Prasad Bitaran at 9.30 pm,on 27th September, Wednesday-Maha Saptami, Puja-9.00am,Pushpanjali at1.00pm,Prasad Bitaran -1.30pm,Aroti at 6.30pm,cultural programme by TV artists at 7.30pm, Prasad Bitaran -at 9.00pm with programme ending at 11.30pm,

28th September 2017,Thursday-Maha Ashtami, Puja – 9.00am, Pushpanjali -1.00pm, Prasad Bitaran – 1.30pm, evening programme – 6.00pm.Aroti – 6.30pm, Cultural programme by TV artists – 7.30pm, Prasad Bitaran 9.00pm, Programme end – 11.30pm, on 29th September 2017, Friday-Maha Nabami, Puja – 9.00am, Pushpanjali -1.00pm, Prasad Bitaran – 1.30pm, Reunion ceremony at 5.30pm with Aroti – 6.30pm, Cultural programme by TV artists at 7.00pm,Prasad Bitaran – 9.00pm, Programme ends – 11.30pm and finally on 30th September 2017,Saturday-Bijoya Dashami, Puja-9.00am, pushpanjali-1.00pm, prasad Bitaran-1.30pm, Sindordun-4.00pm, Bijoya Sanmilan-5.00pm, Evening of Bhajan, Bengali, Bollywood and Dance at 7.00pm with TV artists Santanu Bhoumick from Kolkata, dancer Pallavi Joshi from Kolkata and tabla player Sandyman from  London with  Prasad Bitaran  at 9.00pm and ending  programme at11.30pm.

Guest Civic representative on behalf of the Mayor of Newham, Councillor Paul Sathianesan, Deputy Chair of Council and Former Civic Ambassador of Newham will attend on Thursday and Chief Guest Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP. Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) will attend on Friday 29 Sept.