BENGALI WOMEN IN GOA GET SET FOR DURGA PUJA newsfragment


With Durga Puja initiation as of late, the Bengali society in Goa is about to honour with superior pomp. As in maximum Indian festivities, the garments play games a vital part, and girls are meticulously selecting their outfits for each and every age of the Puja.

The sari is the attire of selection for many – the standard taant saris in white and pink, or stylish choices like tussar, baluchari and others.

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“I will mostly wear silk saris. But on the day of visarjan, we wear white saris with a red border,” says Priyanka Baidya.

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Her good friend, Panaji-based Sharmistha Das Nandi has a distinct sari she picked up in Santiniketan. “It is a khesh weave, and is made from scrap and recycled cotton saris,” she tells us.
Janice Rodrigues




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