Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Bangalore Durga Puja 2012

It's Oct 2012 .. .few more left for Durgotsav (Durga Puja Celebration)... and few more new venues to cheer on...

Looks like Bengaluru is becoming Bengal-"uru" (meaning "village" or "native" in Kannada language) ... :-)

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Puja Orgs
1 AirForce Training Command Campus [1973] Mekhri Circle Just after Mekhri Circle towards Hebbal on the left side of the Road) You are crossing the mekhri circle bridge from below from (new airport road) immediate left in to defense colony gate inside.
2 AirForce Colony Murgeshpalya Durga Puja [2006] Indiranagar, Murgeshpalya, Wind tunnel road Murgeshpalya Army Base, Wind Tunnel Road, Near Manipal hospital: After you enter Wind Tunnel Road from Airport Road, halfway on Wind Tunnel Road, there is a driveway that takes you into an Air Force Campus. This is probably opposite Rifco Apartment. A sureshot way to not miss it is to realize that the Air Force Campus wall stretches from Airport Road halfway into Wind Tunnel Road.
3 Airforce Command Hospital [1980] Indiranagar/ Cambridge Layout/ Ulsoor Inside Command Hospital, Cambridge Layout, Indiranagar/ Another approach is there from Airport Road Side on the way to MGRoadIf you go from MG Road towards the Airport, you will notice a left turn just before Command Hospital pops up on your left. Entering this left turn, you'll find yourself deep inside the defence's property. A few hundred metres in, there is a circle where you have to enter the hospital gate on the right. Inside you wind along towards the commotion and presently you'll find yourself at a large playground where the puja is held.
4 Antaranga Bengali Cultural Association [2004] Sanjay Nagar Ramana Maharishi Centre for Learning, Post Office Road , Sanjay Nagar) Foodworld on Sanjaynagar Main Road . Take the Sanjay Nagar Main Road from Gangenahalli on Bellary Road -- go ahead about 1km to reach FoodWorld. Take the Post Office Road, which is next to it. The puja is on your left, a few steps away.
5 Banaswadi Bengali Cultural Union [2004] Banaswadi Sitarama Kalyana Mandap, Banaswadi main road, Bangalore-560 043 - Near Uttam Sagar Restaurant* Through RamaMurthy Nagar Ring Road Circle: Come straight about half km on Banaswadi Main Road, it will be on right side.
* If you come from the ITC Factory side: Cross Rly. overbridge; after another half km, it will be on left side.
* From Hebbal side through Ring Road: After Hennur Ring Road Circle, take the next Circle (Royal Concorde School).
* Kalyana Nagar Circle: Go straight upto Banaswadi Main Road and take left turn, it will be on your left.
6 BANGALORE RURAL ASSOCIATION Hosur Attibele, Sedul Dassappa Kalyana Mantap, Near Attibele bus terminal circle, HosurRoad; This is at Attibele, Hosur Road. Sidla Basappa Nanjamani Charitable Trust, Attibele. Beside Attibele Police Station, and near the Attibele bus terminal circle.
7 Brigade Gardenia Durga Puja JPNagar 8th Phase Brigade Gardenia Apartments , RBI Layout, JP Nagar 8th Phase, near Brigade Millenium, Puttenahalli)
8 Brigade Metropolis Durga Puja Mahadevapura, Whitefield Road Garudacharpalya, Whitefield Road. Near Phoenix Market City.
9 Hebagudi Durga Puja [2007] Hosur road Near Hebagudi bus stand, beside BIOCON factory,HOSUR ROAD, B’lore - 62
10 Hosur Durga Puja Hosur Hosur Taluk office, Near Balaji Theatre of Hosur City
11 Jalahalli Airforce Base (East) [1978] Jalahalli Reach the AF Station, Jalahalli East, and inquire at the gate. Near HMT circle, Gokula
12 Jalahalli Airforce Base (West) [1977] Jalahalli Reach the AF Station, Jalahalli West, and inquire at the gate. Near Peeniya circle
13 Jayamahal Sarbajanin Durga Puja [1955] Jayamahal Jayamahal Ladies club Association Premises, Adjacent to Jayamahal Park, Jayamahal Extension.Off Nandi Durga Road , Jayamahal; Directions From Miller Road Underpass:
o Come up from the underpass from the Ulsoor side (proceeding towards Bangalore Cantonment Rly. Stn).
o Take a right turn into Nandidurg Road (first major right turn) to proceed towards the TV Tower/Mekhri Circle.
o Continue on the Nandidurg Road till you cross NEFERTITI, a Floral Boutique, on your left (You can see the Airtel/Cypress Technologies Office on your right).
o Take the second left turn after Nefertiti (just before the Airtel Office) and you will hit the Jayamahal Park. The Puja is adjacent to it. Take a left turn.
14 K.R.Puram Durga Puja K R Puram Sea College Campus, Near K.R.Puram Main Market after I.T.I - Off old madras road
15 Kaggadaspura Durga Puja [2008] Kaggadaspura ANISHA GRANGE” Appt. 6th Cross, Kagadasa Pura, C V Raman Nagar, B’lore – 93; 29 Cross, Janajeevan Estate, Near SCT College.,
16 Magadi Road Durga Puja Magadi road Industrial Area, Kamakshi Palya, Magadi Road, B’lore –79
17 Munikolala Durga Puja Marathalli Junction Near Marathahalli Bridge, In Munnekolala, near to Marathahalli Railway Bridge on Varthur Main Rd ; Munnekolal, Marthahalli. Opp Innovative theatre.B’lore – 37
18 NORTH BANGALORE CULTURAL ASSOCIATION [1977] Nandini Layout “Mandir”; 8A, FTI Colony, Nandini Layout, Near Nandini Layout Bus Terminus
19 Oriya Association Agara lake On the Road next to Mantri elegant leading to Silk board Bus stand , adjacent to Agara lake, next to temple next to sewage treatment
20 POORVA BANGALORE CULTURAL ASSOCIATION [2004] Marathalli, Brookfield Opposite HLL, in marriage hall, close to Coffee Cafe Day; VSR Convention Hall, ITPL Road, Brookfields. It is reached crossing Marathahalli railway overbridge. Take the first left turn going towards ITPL, the Choultry is on your left about 1km ahead, next to Café Coffee Day.
21 Prabasi Association [1979] Malleshwaram Canara Bank Union Hall, Malleshwaram, 15th cross; Malleswaram Canara Union Hall/BPL Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy on 8th Main, 13th Cross, Malleswaram - Not far away from MES College -- (8th Main starts from Yesvantpur circle and goes toward Malleswaram Rly. Station. Malleswaram addresses are easy to locate once you know the Main & Cross).
22 PURVANKARA APPT. RESIDENTIAL ASSO. Marathalli Marathalli, Near Spicy Garden Restaurant, B’lore - 37
23 R. T. Nagar Sarbajanin Durga Puja Samiti [2007] R T Nagar At Sai Baba Temple , Near R.T Nagar Bus Terminus Sai Baba Mandir, HMT Layout, Anand Nagar, next to RT Nagar Bus Depot.
You can take the road next to CBI office that takes off from Bellary Road towards RT Nagar Main Road. Go to the end, then take a left turn. Go across the BMTC Depot and reach the Sai Baba Temple.
24 R.T.Nagar Bihari Association R T Nagar Bihar Bhavan, Next to Cafe Coffe Day in R.T.Nagar
25 SAHAKARA NAGAR DURGA PUJA Bellari road Sahakara Nagar, Kodigehalli, Bellari Road, B’lore – 92
26 Sai Samridhi Durga Puja Marathalli Varthur-ITPL Road Signal on Varthur Main Road . They are organizing inside their apartment complex. near Marathahalli Railway Bridge,Varthur-ITPL Road Signal, It is reached by taking a right turn from the top of Marathahalli railway overbridge, while headed toward Whitefield (alongside Aishwarya Apartments).
27 Sarathi Socio Cultural Forum [2006] Koramangala Muni Reddy Kalayana Manthapa,6th Block, 80 Ft Road , Koramangala, Opp. BMP Park & Near Koramangala Post Office Near other Koramongala Puja
28 Sarathi Socio-Cultural Trust [2003] Koramangala Mangala Kalyan Mantapa, 80 ft Road, Koramangala 8th Block. [ Opp. Ganesha Temple , next to Aangan Restaurant, near Forum Mall] ) 'Police Choultry' (Mangala Kalyana Mantapa,8th Block, 80 Ft. Road, Koramangala) opposite Ganesh Temple.
If you come from FORUM towards National Games Village, after some distance you will find this Puja on your left side.
If you are coming from SONY WORLD crossing, come upto National Games Village main gate, take a right turn on the road which leads to Forum -- Police Choultry is on your right.
29 Socio Cultural Association [1975] Indiranagar, Cambridge Layout Defence Colony Park in 2nd/3rd Cross joining 80Ft Road and 100Ft Road in Indiranagar, HAL 2nd Stage. Direction: From 80Ft road take the road opposite to Spencer's) Defence Colony Play Ground, Indiranagar. New location this time, but easy to locate -- on 6th Main, Between Indiranagar, 100 Ft. Road and 80 Ft. Road.
30 SORRBA [2009] Sarjapur Outer Ring Road Intersection Near Total Mall in Outer Ring road, Sarjapur, Parking lot
31 South Bangalore Cultural Association [1998] JP Nagar G N R Kalyana Mantapa; NO 1/1 18th Main Road, Jayanagar 4th T Block Bangalore 560041 (Opposite to Shoppers Stop)
32 Swarnakar Samiti [2003] Corporation Circle Beside Hotel Geo near Hudson Circle and Bangalore Corporation
33 Tripura mondoli Durga Puja, Parimala Sabhawgana Indiranagar #6A , 9TH CROSS INDIRANAGAR 1ST STAGE, BANGALORE – 560038
34 Bengali Association (Ulsoor ) [1950] Palace Ground Gayathri Vihar, Plalace Ground, Mekhri circle
35 Vivekananda Cultural Association [2002] Yelahanka , Seshadripuram Seshadripuram 1st Grade College Campus, opposite Railway Reservation Counter, New Town, Yelahanka
36 WHITEFIELD CULTURAL ASSOCIATION Whitefield Inner Circle of Whitefield Village , close to Nilgiris in Whitefield; C/o Chetan Building, Beside WhiteField Police Station, White Field Main Road.

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Thanks and Best wishes for Happy Durgotsav !


Reema said...

This year The Bengalee Association Puja is taking place at Ulsoor not Palace grounds. And We searched high and low for the Hebbagudi one cuz we live nearby but couldnt find it at all last year.

Tarakranjan Gupta said...

Is this only 36?.. I believe it about 50... Dr Tarakranjan Gupta, Kasturinagar, Bangalore

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