Representatives of some Durga Puja Committees from Kolkata and London Sharad Utsav will take part in a webinar in mid-July to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the five-day festival.
Subir Das of Bengal Heritage Foundation said, “The webinar will be conducted in mid-July.”
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“The discussion will be on how to help people like priests, ‘dhakis’, idol-makers and pandal designers who are economically dependent on Durga Puja,” he added.
Durga Puja is a major festival celebrated in West Bengal and other parts of the country and is held in the last five days of Navaratri.
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This year, Durga Puja will be held between October 22-26.