In Photos: Innovative Durga Puja pandals on display as festive fervour takes over West Bengal and Assam
05:27 PM Oct 12, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk
West Bengal on Tuesday soaked in the festive spirit of Durga Puja on 'Mahasaptami', as devotees began the day with traditional rituals and revellers made a beeline for popular marquees across the state.
However, COVID-19 protocols went for a toss at most places, as people were seen thronging Durga puja pandals in the city and neighbouring Salt Lake, doing away with sporting face masks and maintaining social distancing.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who inaugurated several community Durga Puja pandals over the last few days, had also urged people to wear masks.
Here's a look at the innovative pandals during Durga Puja.