The Goddess Durga is worshipped in the state for 4 days during September/October with pomp and gaiety. Shopping sprees and fun mark the occasion.
Large pandals, lavishly decorated are raised for the Durga
"Ashokastami fair" is held at Unakoti Tirtha at Kalishahar every year in the spring. Thousands of pilgrims
assemblle here to offer prayers to the images of Goddesses engraved on the hilly rocks which are found here.