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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Durga Puja at Howraghat

Durga puja festival was celebrated in a grand fashion at Howraghat in Karbi Anglong. During the four-day-long festival, devotees thronged various Durga temples in the town to offer their prayers to Goddess Durga.

No violence was reported in the district during the celebrations. Security had been tightened and along with Assam police, security forces were also deployed during puja celebration.

On ‘Dashami’ thousands of people were gathered at the Ranighat and Jagannath Mandir ghat of the Jamuna River, Howraghat to immerse the idols.

Durga puja was celebrated at five places at Howraghat town this year. ASSAM TRIBUNE

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