: Throughout Orissa
: Aswina Shukla Saptami to Dasami (September - October)
Important Place of Observation
Durga Puja symbolises the memorial of good over evil. Life comes to a stand-still in the city of Cuttack as crowds decant over the Puja Mandaps to enjoy the festivities.
On the day subsequent 'Vijaya Dasami', the last day of Dussera, the images are taken in a fabulous procession for immersion in the river Kathajodi.