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Goddess Durga Crowns Healthcare Worker: Durga Puja Pandal In West Bengal Salutes COVID Warriors

At a Durga Puja pandal in West Bengal’s Murshidabad, goddess Durga has been depicted as paying tribute to a woman health worker with a crown in her hand, instead of her customary trident (Trishul)

Goddess Durga Crowns Healthcare Worker: Durga Puja Pandal In West Bengal Salutes COVID Warriors
Highlights
  • A Durga Puja pandal in West Bengal was decorated with a theme of COVID-2020
  • The pandal paid tribute to healthcare workers fighting COVID-19
  • The theme was to educate citizens on the role of COVID warriors

Murshidabad (West Bengal): After Barisha Club’s idol depicting goddess Durga as a migrant worker in Kolkata won several hearts, another Durga Puja pandal in Murshidabad is now making a splash while paying tribute to the healthcare workers. Bengal is known for its theme-based pandals during the Durga Puja festival. A Durga Puja pandal in Murshidabad has installed idols while paying tribute to the healthcare workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In this theme-based pandal, goddess Durga is seen crowning the healthcare worker. In this unique representation, the goddess Durga has been depicted as paying tribute to a woman health worker with a crown in her hand, instead of her customary trident (Trishul).

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Our theme this year is COVID-2020. The healthcare workers across the country are working for us and our pandal’s theme is basically to pay tribute to them. Goddess Durga is seen crowning the healthcare worker. Another message via this theme is to make people aware to follow COVID-19 safety measures and protect themselves, said Shoumodip Shonai, member of the pandal’s club.

The pandal is a poignant representation of how our healthcare workers across the country have put the lives of others first by working tirelessly to serve the people of the nation amid the pandemic.

We want to tell people via our theme-based pandal that they are safe in the hands of our doctor and they are helping to get us cured of this disease, said Kaveri Sinha, another member.

Various themed pandals in West Bengal have taken social media by a storm this year.

Also Read: Durga Puja Celebrations Set To Be Low-Key In Kolkata Amid COVID-19

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NDTV – Dettol Banega Swasth India campaign is an extension of the five-year-old Banega Swachh India initiative helmed by Campaign Ambassador Amitabh Bachchan. It aims to spread awareness about critical health issues facing the country. In wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the need for WASH (WaterSanitation and Hygiene) is reaffirmed as handwashing is one of the ways to prevent Coronavirus infection and other diseases. The campaign highlights the importance of nutrition and healthcare for women and children to prevent maternal and child mortality, fight malnutrition, stunting, wasting, anaemia and disease prevention through vaccines. Importance of programmes like Public Distribution System (PDS), Mid-day Meal Scheme, POSHAN Abhiyan and the role of Aganwadis and ASHA workers are also covered. Only a Swachh or clean India where toilets are used and open defecation free (ODF) status achieved as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014, can eradicate diseases like diahorrea and become a Swasth or healthy India. The campaign will continue to cover issues like air pollutionwaste managementplastic banmanual scavenging and sanitation workers and menstrual hygiene

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