‘Durga Puja’ And ‘Muharram’

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Muḥarram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is one of the four sacred months of the year. Since the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar,Some Muslims fast during these days. The tenth day of Muharram is the Day of Ashura, which to Shia Muslims is part of the Mourning of Muharram.

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Decorated pandal of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, India. Durga Puja is the main Hindu festival of West Bengal. It is celebrated by Bengali Hindus by holding community functions in ‘Durga puja pandals’ which are very artistically decorated and compete for prizes. Cultural and musical programmes including ‘Rabindra Sangeet’ and plays called ‘Jatras’ are held over a four day period, culminating in the immersion of the diety on ‘Bijoya’ which is celebrated as ‘Dusra’ or ‘Dushehra’ in many parts of India. ‘Bijoya’ is regarded as the Bengali new year.

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