Durga Puja also known as Durgotsava is an annual Hindu festival celebrated by worship of Hindu Goddess Durga.
The festival marks the victory of Goddess Durga over the evil buffalo demon Mahishasura. Thus symbolizing the victory of Good over Evil.
Durga Puja is widely celebrated in the Indian states of Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Tripura and West Bengal.
Durga puja is regarded as the most important festival of West Bengal, where it is a five-day annual holiday.
Durga Puja 2017 Dates :
In 2017, Durga Puja will be celebrated from 21 to 30 September 2017.
Durga Puja Dates:
19 September 2017 – Shubho Mahalaya
26 September 2017 – Maha Shashti
27 September 2017 – Maha Saptami
28 September 2017 – Maha Ashtami or Mahashtami
29 September 2017 – Mahanabami or Mahanavami
30 September 2017 – Vijaya Dasami or Vijayadashami
Shubh Durga Puja …
Note : In rest of the country Navratri is celebrated from 21 to 30 September 2017.