Naktala Udayan Sangha Durga Puja, South Kolkata 2024

Naktala Udayan Sangha Durga Puja is highly awaited in South Kolkata. First started in 1987, this Puja is 37 years old. Locals use the ground for playing outdoor games. 

They have won several awards & prizes for pandal, themes, decoration, etc. They organise the grand Durga Puja every year. Previously, Naktala Udayan Sangha Durga Puja was attended by various celebrities. Devotees are attracted to the club’s traditional Puja, conducted with rituals and reciting mantras. 

On Ashtami & Navami, a queue of people covers the road extending up to a kilometre.

Naktala Udayan Sangha Durga Puja South Kolkata
Naktala Udayan Sangha Durga Puja South Kolkata
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About Naktala Udayan Sangha Club

The club arranges many events and activities like “Dadagiri Auditions”, “annual cultural competition”, “Voice of Destiny “, “Sarod Utsav”, etc. They own an AC Gym with well-maintained equipment. 

The club is associated with many social activities. People learn to dance, karate, music, etc., at Naktala Club. They choose unique themes for the pandal, and streets are adorned with lighting during puja festivities. 

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Naktala Udayan Sangha Durga Puja

We are eagerly waiting to visit Naktala Udayan Sangha Durga Puja. It is just around the corner (less than 80 days left), and our excitement knows no bounds. 

UNESCO recognised it as a “World Heritage Site” during Kolkata’s Durga Puja last year. The Naktala committee announced a big budget celebration for to commemorate this recognition. 

Naktala Udayan Sangha Durga Puja Location

Naktala, Garia, Kolkata, West Bengal 700047

Naktala Udayan Sangha Social Activities

Naktala Udayan Sangha associates in many social activities. In 2018, they donated new clothes to over 2500 people. The club also organises annual blood donation camps for children affected by thalassemia.  

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Naktala Udayan Sangha Durga Puja Pandal & Previous year Themes

Naktala Udayan comes up with quirky themes year after year. Their famous pandal themes are reminiscent even now. 

  • In 2018, Susanta Pal (a famous artist) chose “Kaal” as a theme. According to him, time is the most incredible illusion. Kolkata, ten years back, differed from today. And Kolkata of today will be very different in the coming ten years. This was the major theme of the Naktala puja pandal 2018. 2019, they chose “Jonmo (birth)” as a theme. 
  • In 2020, the pandal theme was “Porijayi Shramik (Migrant labours)”. The puja pandal paralleled with sea waves, and each wave spoke about the dilemma of migrant workers waiting to return home. Sixty labourers from South 24 Parganas, Murshidabad, and Nadia collaborated to build the pandal. 
  • For 2021, “Chalchitra (moving pictures) was chosen as the theme. Through their pandal, Naktala depicted the afflicting story of Bengal’s partition. The pandal took inspiration from “Last Train to Pakistan” by Khushwant Singh and Atin Bandyopadhyay’s “Neelkantho Pakhir Khoj”. There was a model train burdened with refugees and their trunks. 
  • Mota Kapor is the theme for Durga Puja 2022
  • Arambho – 2023

Naktala Udayan Sangha and Liverpool Foundation West Bengal

In 2018, Naktala Udayan Sangha joined hands with LFWB. To spread awareness about deceased organ donation awareness among revellers. 

Liverpool Foundation West Bengal (LFWB) used Bengali’s most prominent festival as an occasion to create videos on the donation of a cadaver. The video was played at famous Durga Puja pandals like Naktala Udayan Sangha, Tridhara Sammilani, Suruchi Sangha, and Chetla Agrani. Along with music videos, they also played audio clips at various puja pandals. 

About Durga puja

Durga Puja is India’s biggest festival, and people living in and outside the country celebrate it with the same enthusiasm. West Bengal organises Durga Puja on a large scale. Throughout history, various clubs in the state have shocked and mesmerised people worldwide with their award-winning puja pandal.

The countdown for Durga Puja begins in October. We Bengalis have a special place for Durga Puja in our hearts. With less than 70 days for Puja, pandal and idol-making have gathered speed.

The celebration is praised in over 150 spots across 36 nations, including India and Bangladesh. MumbaiPuneLondon, the UKNew YorkNew Jersey, Japan, and Switzerland are famous Durga puja places.

How to Reach Naktala Udayan Sangha Durga Puja

Gitanjali metro station is closest to Naktala Udayan Sangha Durga Puja (800 m). The club is a 3-4 minute walk from Naktala bus stop. 

Baghajatin Railway Station is 3.5 km (15 min approx) from Naktala Udayan. The puja pandal is behind Naktala High School. It’s easily linked to Tollygunge and Garia through NSC Bose Road.

Naktala Udayan Sangha nearby Durga Puja

  • Adi Naktala Sarbojanin Durgotsav Committee is 220 m (2 minutes approx) from Naktala Udayan Sangha.
  • Naktala Dwitya Pally Durga Puja is 4 minutes approx (700 m) from Naktala Udayan Sangha.
  • Purvachal Durga Puja Pandal is 2 km (8 minutes approx) from Naktala Udayan Sangha.
  • Agrani Club is 3 minutes (550 m) from Naktala Udayan Sangha.
  • Kalyan Sangha Club is 1.1 km ( 7 minutes approx) from Naktala Udayan Sangha.

Naktala Udayan Sangha Durga Puja nearby Restaurants

  • Chef’s Comfort Food Restaurant is 180 m (2 minutes approx) from Naktala Udayan Sangha.
  • Chekhe Dekhun Restaurant, from Naktala Udayan Sangha, is 400 m (5 minutes approx).
  • Zaikebaaz Restaurant is 300 m ( 2 minutes approx) from Naktala Udayan Sangha.
  • Kolkata Durbaar Restaurant, from Naktala Udayan Sangha, is 270 m ( 2 minutes approx).
  • D Win Dragon Restaurant is 500 m (7 minutes approx) from Naktala Udayan Sangha.


Everybody is ready now to welcome Maa Durga with her children. The thought of saying goodbye on Visarjan day makes us sad, and may the blissful hand of Maa Durga remain in our heads.

I am excited about pandal hopping with family & friends this year.

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