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Communities around the UK ready to celebrate Durga Puja in style

By: Sarwar Alam

Numerous organisations across the UK are celebrating Durga Puja with elaborate festivities for the Indian diaspora this week as the festival gains increasing prominence in the country. Hundreds of people are expected to descend upon the town halls and community centres around the country from Wednesday, which marks the festival of Ashtami. Most of the festivities will spill over into the weekend beyond Navami on Thursday, or the ninth day of the fortnight-long celebrations, to attract larger family crowds. The London Durgotsav Committee is marking 55 years of its Durga Puja in Camden, north London, around the theme of “Distant…

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