With Durga Puja 2022 just around the corner, Kolkata is all decked up to welcome Durga Maa with well-lit lanes, jaw-dropping Durga puja pandals, and contagious festive vibes. Durga puja is the biggest festival in the state of West Bengal and it is celebrated every year in a grand way. In December 2021, UNESCO included the Durga Puja in its Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage. This year in 2022, people are more excited to celebrate the festivities as after the pandemic people can finally step out for pandal hopping. We are going to share the ultimate Kolkata Durga puja pandal 2022 list.
After Mahalaya, Bengalis can’t wait for the ‘pujo’ to begin. It is celebrated for 5 days, Durga puja 2022 date is on 1st October (Sasthi) and will end on 5th October (Bijaya Dashami). 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th October are the Kolkata Durga puja Visarjan dates. The Durga puja carnival date is on 8th October 2022.
People can’t hold their excitement and shop their hearts out during the pujas, the roads are crowded and all are set to pull an all-nighter and walk miles ignoring the traffic and heat just to get a glimpse of Maa Durga. Kolkata police do a very good job at maintaining the crowd and traffic amidst the pujas. Durga puja is incomplete without pandal hopping and with the pandemic under control. This year the footfall is going to be record-breaking!
If you are all excited and planning to embark on Kolkata pandal hopping, then you should keep certain things in mind:
- Durga puja pandals in Kolkata are segregated into North Kolkata puja pandals, Central, and South Kolkata puja pandals.
- An idea about the North and South Kolkata puja list is very important to get to witness the best Durga puja pandals.
Check out the North Kolkata Durga puja list 2022
- College Square Sarbojonin Durgotsab Committee
- Sealdah Railway Athletic Club
- Md. Ali park (Youth Association)
- Manicktala Chaltabagan Lohapatty
- Santosh Mitra square or Lebutala park
- Karbagan Sarbojonin
- Brindaban Matri Mandir
- Telenga Bagan Sarbojanin Durgotsab
- Hatibagan Sarbojanin
- Nalin Sarkar Street Sarbojanin Durgotsab
- Hatibagan Nabinpally Sarbojanin Durgotsav
- Kashi Bose Lane
- Sikdar Bagan Sadharan
- Azad Hind Bag (Hedua Park Durga Puja)
- Jagat Mukherjee park
- Simla Byayam Samity
- Sovabazar Rajbari
- Ahiritola Sarbojanin Durgotsab
- Ultadanga Yuba Brinda
- Sovabazar Beniatola Sarbojanin Durgotsab Samity
- Ahiritola Jubak Brinda
- Kumartuli Park Sarbojanin Durgotsab Committee
- Kumartuli Sarbojanin Durgotsab
- Deshbandhu Ladies Park
- Bagbazar Sarbojanin
- Tala Barowari Durgotsab
- Sree Bhumi Sporting Club
- Tala Park Prattay
- Dum Dum Park Sarbojanin
- Dum Dum Park, Tarun Sangha
- Dum Dum Park Bharat Chakra
- Lake Town Adhibasi Brinda
Here is the South Kolkata Durga puja list 2022
- Badamtala Ashar Sangha
- Nepal Bhattacharya street Durga puja
- 66 Pally Sarbojanin Durgotsab
- Deshapriya park
- Chetla Agrani Club
- Samaj Sebi Sangha
- Tridhara Sammilani
- Hindustan Park Sarbojanin Durgotsab Committee
- Ballygunge Cultural Association
- Singhi park Sarbojanin Durga Puja
- Ekdalia Evergreen club
- 21 Pally Sarbojanin Durgotsab Samity
- Falguni Sangha
- Bosepukur Sitala Mandir
- Bosepukur Talbagan
- Rajdanga Naba Uday Sangha
- Babu bagan Club Sarbojanin
- Jodhpur park
- Selimpur Pally Sarbojanin
- 95 pally Jodhpur park
- Pally Mangal Samity Sarbojanin
- Trikon Park Durgotsab
- Shiv Mandir Sarbojanin Durga Utsav Samity
- Santoshpur lake pally
- Mudiali Club
- Suruchi Sangha
- Behala Club
- Hindusthan Club
- Raipur club
- Barisha Sarbojanin
- Naktala Udayan sangha
- Maddox square Durga puja
- 11 Pally Youth Association Behala
Now, here we have listed the best Durga puja Kolkata pandals for you:
1. Chetla Agrani Club
Previously called “The Imperial Club”, Chetla Agrani Club was founded in 1959. Later, they renamed it Chetla Agrani. The organization is involved in many social activities like distributing free clothes, books, and blankets.
Location– 14, Peary Mohan Roy Road, Chetla, Kolkata, West Bengal 700027.
Landmark– nearby Desher Khabar sweet shop.
2. College Square Sarbojonin Durgotsab Committee
The College Square Durgotsab Committee was founded in 1947. The Durga Thakur is placed on Ditiya every year (Next day of Mahalaya). The chandelier in this puja pandal is huge and looks elegant. College Square Durga pandal is popular among students who flock here with enthusiasm for some adda.
Location– 564, Bankim Chatterjee Street College Square Kolkata- 700009
Landmark– Opposite Presidency college.
3. Santosh Mitra Square Durga Puja or Lebutala park
In 1936, it started as a Barowari puja by a group of people in Sealdah on a small area of Chatterjee’s in Serpentine Lane. Now, it is one of the best pandals of Durga Puja in North Kolkata.
Location– Natabar Dutta Row Road Lebutala Bowbazar, Kolkata- 700014
Landmark– Near Muchipara Police Station.
4. Telenga Bagan Sarbojanin Durgotsab
Telengabagan Sarbojanin Durgotsab Puja was established in the year 1967. It is one of the famous pujos of northern Kolkata. If you visit Kolkata during Durga puja make sure to include this pandal in your Kolkata puja tour.
Location– 36/C/11, Biplabi Barin Ghosh Sarani, Surir Bagan, Ultadanga, Kolkata, West Bengal 700067
Landmark– Near Ultadanga.
5. Dum Dum Park Tarun Sangha
Dum Dum Park, Tarun Sangha established in 1957 organizes this puja at South Dum Dum. During COVID-19 this cultural organization organized many vaccination drives. The idol and the pandal are elegant.
Location– 60, Shyam Nagar Road, Kol-55
Landmark– Dum Dum Park.
6. Deshapriya Park
Deshapriya Park Durga Puja 2022 is one of the most popular pandals in Kolkata (South). This south Kolkata Durga puja pandal is located at a huge park in Kalighat.
Theme– Rajbari this year
Address– Manoharpukur, Kalighat, Kolkata, West Bengal 700029.
Deshapriya Park 2022 pandal- Can you believe it is a temporary pandal?
7. Tridhara Sammilani
Tridhara Sammilani is known for its theme puja. They always come up with beautiful and unique Durga idols.
Location– 107, MonoharPukur Road Kolkata 700029
Landmark– Near Deshapriya park.
8. Sikdar Bagan Sadharan
Founded in 1913 Sikdar Bagan Sadharan Durga Puja is one of the finest.
Location– Sikdar Bagan St, Sovabazar, Hati Bagan, Shyam Bazar, Kolkata, WB 700004
Landmark– HatiBagan More, opposite Town School.
9. Maddox square
Durga puja at Maddox park, is very famous in Kolkata. Young people especially the college students frequently visit this place. Maddox Square is popular as “Thek” (place for Adda) locally. The Durga puja pandal here is known for its lights.
Location– Earle St and Pankaj Mullick Sarani, Garcha, Ballygunge, Kolkata-700025, WB, India.
Landmark– Ritchi road.
10. Ekdalia Evergreen club
Ekdalia is one of the popular Durga pujas of south Kolkata. Every year people flock there to get a glimpse of the pandal.
Location– 15 Ekdalia Road, Ekdalia, Ballygunge, Kolkata-700019
11. Sovabazar Rajbari
This puja was inaugurated in 1757 by Maharaja Naba Krishna at 33 Raja Naba Krishna Street and no 36; You can find another Sovabazar rajbari nearby, the house of raja Rajkrishna. Both are brothers, and the worship still continues till today in both houses.
Sovabajar rajbari’s Durga puja is one of the most famous durga pujas in Calcutta. If you want to witness ‘the bonedi bari’ or rajbari’s pujo you should definitely visit Sovabazar rajbari.
Location– 36, Raja Naba Krishna St, Raja Naba Krishna Street, Sovabazar, Shyam Bazar, Kolkata- 700005
Landmark– Sovabazar metro.
12. Ahiritola Sarbojanin Durgotsab
Besides organizing puja every year, Ahiritola also organizes various social activities like blood donation camps, health camps, and cloth distribution. During the lockdown period, they helped the artists of Kumartuli and felicitated the COVID-19 warriors.
Location– 172/C, BK Paul Avenue, Ahiritola, Beniatola, Kolkata- 700005
Landmark– Sovabazar More.
13. Singhi park Sarbojanin Durga Puja
Every year this puja is organized by the Singhi Park Sarbojanin Durgotsav committee. It is one of the famous Durga pujas in Bengal.
Location– 16, Nandi St, Dover Terrace, Ballygunge, Kolkata, WB 700029, India
Landmark– Gariahat Police station.
14. Kumartuli Park Sarbojanin Durgotsab Committee
If you visit North Kolkata do not miss this old puja that was established in 1992. This Kolkata Durga puja pandal is quite popular.
Location– 8B, Sarbojanin Durgotsab Committee, Abhay Mitra St, Sovabazar, Kumartuli, Shobhabazar, Kolkata – 700005
Landmark– Sovabazar More.
15. Tala Park Prattay
The Tala Park Prattay club is quite old and was established in 1925. Every year the excited pandal hoppers eagerly wait to see what Tala Park has to offer. This one is located in the North Kolkata.
Location– 4, TarashankarSarani Kolkata – 700037
Landmark– Khelat Babu lane.
Tala Park Prattay has made the tallest Durga idol this year in 2022
16. Bagbazar Sarbojanin
Baghbazar Sarbojonin Durgotsab is one of the oldest pujas in Kolkata. It was established in 1919. This puja maintains its traditions and culture to date. The Mela ground, the unique Bagbazar Durga Pratima, and Sindur Khela make this puja a must-visit. The history of Baghbazar Sarbojonin Durgotsab is rich and it follows the bonedi bari pujo traditions.
Location– 7, Bagbazar Street, Bag Bazar Colony, Baghbazar, Kolkata- 700003
Landmark– Bagbazar ghat.
17. Hindusthan Club
The club was formed by some visionaries with a patriotic dream in Kolkata. In 1946 they named a rented bungalow with a lawn Hindusthan Club which has now been transformed into a ten-storey modern building.
They make creative and unique Durga puja theme pandal every year. Artist Shibsankar Das generally designs the mandap for the puja.
Location– 33B, Hindusthan Road, Kolkata-29
Landmark– Near BHajahari Manna Restaurant.
So, get ready to soak in the essence of festivities and follow our guide to witness the best Durga puja pandals in Kolkata 2022.