Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Bangalore Durga Puja 2013

It's Oct 2013... and just few more days left for Bengali Mahotsav Durga Pujo ... and few more newer venues to cheer for ... :-)
09 October 2013 (Wednesday)
10 October 2013 (Thursday)
11 October 2013 (Friday)
12 October 2013 (Saturday)
13 October 2013 (Sunday)
14 October 2013 (Monday)
Vijaya Dasami
Looks like Bengaluru is becoming Bengal-"uru" (meaning "village" or "native" in Kannada language) ... :-)

Please fill up the online form to report/register any new Durga Puja entry or Puja which is missing above so that I can add them to my list: ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM


Bangalore Central:
1 Swarnakar Samiti Central Corporation Circle Beside Hotel Geo near Hudson Circle and Bangalore Corporation
2 The Bengali Association (Ulsoor) [1950] Central Palace Ground RBANMS Ground, ST John's Road, near Ulsoor Lake (close to Commercial Street)

East Bangalore:
3 AirForce Colony Murgeshpalya Durga Puja East 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.
4 Airforce Command Hospital East 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.
5 Banaswadi Bengali Cultural Union East 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 K.R.Puram Durga Puja East K R Puram Sea College Campus, Near K.R.Puram Main Market after I.T.I - Off old madras road
7 Kaggadaspura Durga Puja East Kaggadaspura ANISHA GRANGE” Appt. 6th Cross, Kagadasa Pura, C V Raman Nagar, B’lore – 93; 29 Cross, Janajeevan est, Near SCT College ,,
8 MUNIKOLALA DURGA PUJA East Marathalli junction Near Marathahalli Bridge, In Munnekolala, near to Marathahalli Railway Bridge on Varthur Main Rd ; Munnekolal, Marthahalli. Opp Innovative theatre.B’lore – 37
9 POORVA BANGALORE CULTURAL ASSOCIATION [2004] East 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.
10 PURVANKARA APPT. RESIDENTIAL ASSO. East Marathalli Marathalli, Near Spicy Garden Restaurant, B’lore - 37
11 Sai Samridhi Durga Puja East 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).
12 Socio Cultural Association [1975] East 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.
13 Tripura mondoli Durga Puja, Parimala Sabhawgana East Indiranagar #6A , 9TH CROSS INDIRANAGAR 1ST STAGE, BANGALORE – 560038
14 WHITEFIELD CULTURAL ASSOCIATION East Marathalli, Whitefield Inner Circle of Whitefield Village , close to Nilgiris in Whitefield; C/o Chetan Building, Beside WhiteField Police Station, White Field Main Road.

North Bangalore:
 15 AirForce Training Campus [1973] North 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.
16 Antaranga Bengali Cultural Association North 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.
17 Airforce Base Jahahalli East [1978] North Jalahalli East Reach the AF Station, Jalahalli East, and inquire at the gate. Near HMT circle, Gokula
18  Airforce Base Jalahalli West [1977] North Jalahalli West Reach the AF Station, Jalahalli West, and inquire at the gate. Near Peeniya circle
19 Jayamahal Sarbajanin Durga Puja [1955] North 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.
20 NORTH BANGALORE CULTURAL ASSOCIATION North Nandini Layout “Mandir”; 8A, FTI Colony, Nandini Layout, Near Nandini Layout Bus Terminus
21 R. T. Nagar Sarbajanin Durga Puja Samiti North R T Nagar Inside Patel's Inn at R T Nagar. Refer route map. http://www.rtnagardurgapuja.in/contactus.html
22 Oikotan Durga Pujo North Hebbal located near Coffee Board layout, Hebbal
23 R.T.Nagar Bihari Association North R T Nagar Bihar Bhavan, Next to Cafe Coffee Day in R.T.Nagar
24 SAHAKARA NAGAR DURGA PUJA North Bellari road Sahakara Nagar, Kodigehalli, Bellari Road, B’lore – 92
25 Vivekananda Cultural Association [2002] North Yelahanka , Seshadripuram Seshadripuram 1st Grade College Campus, opposite Railway Reservation Counter, New Town, Yelahanka

South Bangalore:
26 BANGALORE RURAL ASSOCIATION South 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.
27 Brigade Gardenia Durga Puja South JPNagar 8th Phase Brigade Gardenia Apartments , RBI Layout, JP Nagar 8th Phase, near Brigade Millenium, Puttenahalli
28 Hebbagodi Durga Puja South Hosur road Near Hebagudi bus stand, beside BIOCON factory,HOSUR ROAD, B’lore - 62
29 Hosur Durga Puja South Hosur Hosur Taluk office, Near Balaji Theatre of Hosur City
30 Oriya Association South 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
31 Sarathi Socio Cultural Forum South Koramangala Muni Reddy Kalayana Manthapa,6th Block, 80 Ft Road , Koramangala, Opp. BMP Park & Near Koramangala Post Office Near other Koramongala Puja
32 Sarathi Socio-Cultural Trust [2003] South 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.
33 SORRBA South Sarjapur Total Mall in Outer Ring road, Sarjapur, Parking lot
34 South Bangalore Cultural Association [1998] South JP Nagar G N R Kalyana Mantapa; NO 1/1 18th Main Road, Jayanagar 4th T Block Bangalore 560041;
35 Electronic City Cultural Association South Electronics City Opposite Wipro Gate 16, (Beside Ajmera Infinity), Electronic City, Phase I
36 KSUC Durga Puja South Kodichikkanahall,  Bommanahalli (off Hosur Road) Sri Abhaya Anjaneya Temple Premise, Kodichikkanahalli Main Road, Bangalore - 560076
37 Anandadhara Durga Puja South J P Nagar 1st phase, 11th B cross, 25th main, JP Nagar (landmark : RV Dental college, HOPCOMS, Nandini milk parlour)
38 Utsav Durga Puja South J P Nagar SHREE KALA MANTAP #70, 15THCross Road 3rd Phase, J.P. Nagar

West Bangalore:
39 MAGADI ROAD DURGA PUJA West Magadi road Industrial Area, Kamakshi Palya, Magadi Road, B’lore –79
40 Probasi Association [1979] West 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).
41 North Bangalore Cultural Association [1977] West Nandini Layout Mandir”, 8A, FTI Colony, Nandini Layout, Bangalore- 96, Opp. ISKCON Temple

Please fill up the online form to report/register any new Durga Puja entry or Puja which is missing above so that I can add them to my list: ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM

Thanks for visiting this page and many wishes for Happy Durgotsav !


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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Dear Sourav,
Thank you very much for the details!!