• Sindoor Khela, Durga Puja 2021  

    Durga Puja 2021: An insight into Kolkata's Sindoor Khela celebrations

    Fashion & Lifestyle | Oct 15, 2021, 05:47 PM IST

    Durga Puja is one of the most awaited festivals in India. People from across the nation celebrate the nine avatars of Goddess Durga and receive her blessings. In many parts of Kolkata, Durga Puja is celebrated with full enthusiasm. On the last day of Shardiya Navratri, married Bengali Hindu women offer vermilion or sindoor to Goddess Durga and apply it on each other's face and head before the immersion of Maa Durga. This ritual is known as Sindoor Khela. Here's how women are celebrating the festival.