This year Youth Association ofMohammad Ali Park with the conception of Prasanta Pal brings forward an unimaginable themePadmavati (Chittorgarh Fort) was inaugurated today by Brahmachari Mural Bhai, General Secretary, Dakshineshwar Ramakrishna Adyapeath alongwith the presence of various eminent personalities likeMr. Sudip Bandyopadhyay, Member of Parliament; Mrs. Smita Bakshi, MLA; Mr. Sanjay Bakshi, Ex MLA; Mr. Somendra Nath Mitra,President WBPCC; Mr. Binay Dubey, Social Worker & many other eminent personalities.
Like most famous forts and palaces,Chittorgarh Fort is just as magical and associated with legends and myths of its own. The story ofPadmavati, who immolated herself to allegedly escape one of the most powerful rulers of the Khalji dynasty of Delhi Sultanate, Allaudin Khilji, has made for interesting folklore and ballads. Padmavati was the queen of Chittor, a woman beautiful beyond words. Chittorgarh Fort is regarded as the symbol of Rajput chivalry, resistance and bravery.
Speaking to the media, Mr. Ashok Ojha, Joint Secretary of Md. Ali Park Durga Puja said, “After the huge success of 49th year, the entire team of Youth Association of Md. Ali Park is fully charged up forGolden Jubilee celebration. We are promoting ‘The Rajasthani Culture’ by showcasing this Years theme‘Padmavati (Chittorgarh Fort)‘. Our main goal is to set an example of unity in diversity by organizing Durga Puja at Md. Ali Park. This can only happen in India and every year we all strengthen our unity spirit by celebrating the puja of Maa Durga in a large scale.”
Year of Initiation: 1969
Artist: Prasanta Pal
Budget: 1.25 Crore
Height of Mandap: 45 Feet
Key Persons: Manoj Kr. Poddar (Chairman) / Hemchand Jain (President) / Surendra Kr. Sharma (Secretary) / Ram Chandra Badopalia (Chief Patron) / Subhash Chandra Goenka (Treasurer) / Pramod Chandak (Working President) / Bijay Singh, Dulal Moitra(Vice President) / Pawan Kr. Bansal, Deoki Nandan Dhelia, Ashok Ojha, Sachin Sharma (Joint Secretary) /Bijay Shankar Pandey (Chief Organiser).