The three-day celebration of Jagadhatri Puja in the Kalaskathi of Bakerganj upazila ended yesterday, with the Hindus celebrating the puja with fervour.
A village fair was also organised which brought a festive mood at Kalashkathi viilage.
The Puja and fair observed in Kalaskathi since more than last 200 years and devoted to Mother-Jagadhatri who is known as another form of Shakti, the supreme mother goddess of the Hindus, informed Tarun Ganguly, president Kalaskathi Kalibari Puja Mandop.
He said district administration as well as law enforcers had helped them a lot to arrange the puja.
This year Jagadhatri Puja was observed at nine puja-mandops in Kalaskathi without any patronisation from government funds, said Tarun Krmakar, secretary of Mandir committee.
The ruling to perform the special puja of the goddess on the ninth lunar day of the light fortnight in the month of Kartik has been referred in ‘Krityatattarnab’ by Srinath Acharyachuramoni of the 15th-16th century.