Durga Puja In Bangalore - Famous Pandals You Must Visit

Durga Puja In Bangalore means five great days full of music and food.  Here is all you need to know about the Best Durga Puja in Bangalore. Bengali migrants have taken their culture to distant lands. Bengaluru is home to a large number of Bengali populations. Assamese and Odia communities living in Bangalore also celebrate Durga Puja on a smaller scale.

In 2019, there was around 100 Durga Puja celebration held in various corners of the Bangalore city, and This number is increasing with each passing year. 

Durga Puja In Bangalore
Durga Puja In Bangalore
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Durga Puja is celebrated mainly in the Eastern part of India. For the past few years, celebrations are organized at the residential society level across Bengaluru. Here, people from all regions take part in the festivity. 

Even though it is nowhere near to the Puja celebration at Kolkata, and you will miss the grandness. Ethnic Bands from Kolkata and lip-smacking food in lined up stalls will surely bring you close to your roots.

Durga Puja Pandal In Bangalore

Bengalee Association Durga Puja Bangalore 

This 70 years old grand Durga Puja celebration is the oldest in Bengaluru. The members of the first Bengali association of Bangalore started this celebration. This Grand Pujo venue is near Ulsoor lake and also known as Ulsoor Durga Puja

Venue - 1/A, Assaye Rd, Shivan Chetty Garden Post, Sivanchetti Gardens, Ulsoor

Barsha Bengali Association Durga Puja

Durga Puja In Bangalore
BARSHA Durga Puja 

This Durga Puja is getting bigger and better every year. In just four years, it has become one of the grand Durga Puja in Bangalore. Celebrity artists from Bengal and famous Bengali bands perform during the Durgotsav. You could taste the variety of Bengali delicacies in the food stalls. 

Parking is available, but it is tough to get space during evening time due to more crowds. As the venue is big, so a large number of people can accommodate over there. They are the winner of the Best Durga (Sera Pujo) Puja of Bangalore- 2019 award.

Venue - BBMP Ground, HSR Layout, Sector 2

Electronic City Cultural Association 

ECCA community organized the Puja very well. The traditional blog is served every day free of cost. Enjoy hot piping Khichdi (khichuri) and then relax in the air-conditioned hall or the lawn. There are dedicated areas for Puja, food stalls, and shopping items.

Disco Dandiya is the main attraction of their Pujo. 

ECCA won the Sharod Utsav Samman 2019 for best Idol and best Venue, facilities in the grand category. The White feather convention center is an incredible venue. Parking is spacious, and as the convention center is quite big, their crowd control is also excellent. 

 Venue - White Feather Convention Centre, Hosur Road, Electronic City

Sarjapur Outer Ring Road Bengali Association(SORRBA) Durga Puja

SORRBA started the Durgotsav in 2008. Here paid Bhog (community lunch) is served on Saptami, Ashtami, and Nabami. Proper sitting arrangements are made for devotees to have Bhog. You can buy On-spot coupons for Bhog. A large scale cultural activities by the club members and their kids are performed during five days of Durga Puja.

Venue - Doddakannelli Kaadubeesanahalli Road, Sarjapur

Durga Puja @Bhartiya City Nikoo Homes Bangalore
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Whitefield Cultural Association Durga Puja 

WCA held the biggest Pujo celebration in and around Whitefield for the past 16 years. Here, Every day Cultural events take place to enthrall the audience. Various food stalls are lined up to take care of your taste buds. 

Venue - Inner Circle Ground, Whitefield

Sarathi Socio Cultural Trust Bangalore 

It is one of the oldest and most vibrant Durga Puja Of Bangalore. All sorts of cultural events, Ulu Dhwani(Conch blowing contest), the battle of Bands, performance of Bengali artists from Kolkata, fashion show, Dhunuchi(censer) dance contest, dhaki contest, dance/musical shows, are organized at the Sarathi Durgotsav. 

Venue - Mangala Kalyana Mantapa, Kormangala(Near Forum Mall), Ganpathi Temple Road, 7th Block

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Amader Pujo - Kanakpura Road Bengali Association (KARBA)

KARBA Durga Puja is the biggest Durga Pujo in South Bangalore. The Puja is organized by the Bengali community who dwells in and around Kanakapura Road and J P Nagar. Their main cultural attraction is Dhakia that is dandiya on the beats of Dhak. Grab mouth-watering dishes at various food stalls.

Venue -  Elaan Convention Centre, JP Nagar. 7th Phase Opposite Brigade Millenium

Jayamahal Durga Puja 

Durga Puja In Bangalore
Jayamahal Durga Puja

It is one of the oldest Durga Puja in Bangalore, where the celebration dates back to 1955. It is one of the few Puja in Bangalore where they put up a theme-based Pandal. Anandamela(Fair) is held on its grounds where you can relish the homemade food and buy handicrafts.

Jayamahal Sarbajanin Durga Charitable Samiti organizes the Durga Puja. 

Venue Jayamahal Extension, Jayamahal

Jagriti Bangiyo Cultural Association - JBCA 

Bengali families living around RM Nagar and TC Palya in Bangalore started this Puja in 2014. From 2015, they started experimenting with theme-based Durgapuja. Their themes are elaborate and innovative. It's a must-visit Pandal for Durga Puja Pandal hoppers.

Venue  ITI (Indian Telephone Industries) Hockey Ground near KR Puram hanging bridge.

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Oikotan Hebbal Durgotsav

This 7-year-old Puja, celebrated by the Bengali society around Hebbal, is known for its unique and captivating theme pandal. The environment at this small but beautiful Puja is lovely. Cultural Programmes are there every day, and food stalls are also available here. They won the Sharod Utsav Samman 2019 for Best Idol and Best theme Pujo in the large category.

Venue: Next to Green Country Public School, Kodigehalli Signal, Airport Road Hebbal

Assam Society Of Bangalore Durga Puja

The first Assamese Durga Puja was started in Bangalore in 2013. Here Puja is done as per the Assamese ethos. You will get to taste the delicacies from the north-east.

Venue - Freedom International School Grounds, HSR Layout, Bangalore 

Tripura Mondoli Bangalore

Most of The founding members of this group are from Tripura, hence the name. They are celebrating Durga Puja in Bangalore for the past 12 years.   They won the Sharod Utsav Samman 2019 Pujo of the year in the medium category.

Venue: Sri T Govindappa Kalyana Mantapa, Whitefield Road, Mahadevapura

Durga Puja Committee Jalahalli East

Debi Boron Jalahalli Durga Puja Bangalore
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Durga Puja in Air Force Station Jalahalli was first celebrated in the year 1978. Since then, the entire Air Force fraternity enthusiastically take part in the celebration. They won the Sharod Utsav Samman 2019 Best Idol in the Medium Category.

Venue - Air Force Base – Jalahalli, Mekhri circle, command hospital, Cambridge layout, murgeshpalya 

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Green Glen Layout Cultural Association 

This small homely Pujo will make you feel that you are at your Parar Pujo. They won the Sharod Utsav Samman 2019 for the best venue and facilities in the medium category. 

Venue: Sobha Lake View Club House, Bellandur

Odia Durga Puja, Jagannath Temple Road

Odia community organize this small Puja next to the Jagannath temple in Agara.

Venue - Next to Jagannath TempleNear 24th Main Agara Bus Stop HSR Layout

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