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In India, Durga Puja is the starting festival of October and November month. In some states, it is also a public holiday, the date of public holidays may differ from state to state. In this post, we will let you know the Durga Puja 2020 Date.

Durga Puja 2020 Date

Durga Puja is also known as Durgotsav or Mahashtami. The 2020 Durga Puja shall be celebrated in the month of Kartik of the Bengali calendar. Here is the complete Durga puja 2020 date and day with Puja’s name.

Durga Puja Date Day
Mahalaya 17th September 2020 Thursday
Maha Panchami 21st October 2020 Wednesday
Maha Sashti 22th October 2020 Thursday
Maha Saptami 23rd October 2020 Friday
Maha Ashtami 24th October 2020 Saturday
Maha Navami 25th October 2020 Sunday
Vijay Dashmi 26th October 2020 Sunday

Also Read- Navratri 2020 Start Date in October- Shardiya Navratri

Pandal of Durga Puja 2020

Every Year, Devi’s temporary abode is painstakingly built following traditional principals despite imbibing modern themes. But in the year 2020, the state government has issued guidelines for the Pandal of Durga Puja. The details of these areas under-

Guidelines for Pandal of Durga Puja

Coronavirus impact all over the world. Before doing anything, everyone makes precautions and safety against COVID-19. This year puja is being celebrated in the middle of the unprecedented pandemic.

For the Pandal of Durga Puja in Navratri, every state makes his own policy and issue Guidelines. Among the guidelines, social distancing, mandatory use of face masks, and hand sanitizers at all the times of visiting pandals, etc. are included.

Uttar Pradesh- In UP, The Uttar Pradesh Government, has taken a big decision regarding organizing Durga Puja. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that in view of coronavirus, public events to celebrates Durga puja will not be allowed in Uttar Pradesh.

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Odisha- The Government here issue the guidelines, according to which puja shall be conducted in indoor-like condition only observes of rituals without public participation, pomp, and grandeur. As per the new guidelines not more than 7 people will be allowed at a time in a Pandal of Durga Puja.

Bengal- Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee, directed that pandals meed to be open from all four sides, adding hand sanitizer should be placed at the entry points of pandals for Durga puja, wearing of a mask is mandatory and also maintained social distancing.

The above guidelines are only short titles and for complete guidelines, you can refer the same from the official announcement made by the respective state.

Disclaimer: The information contained in the above article are solely for informational purpose after exercising due care.

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