It's a time again to get colored and lost in the devotional zeal of Durga Puja celebration that is marked as one of the most awaited and biggest festival celebrations of the Bengalis and for the people belonging to the state of Assam. However Durga Puja is also celebrated with much gaiety and grandeur in the state of Odisha, Tripura, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat as well.

The festival represents the great victory of goddess Durga over the Buffalo demon named Mahishasura. It is a five days long festival observed as Shashthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Nabami and Bijayadashami.

The worship of goddess Durga for the five days of celebration takes place on a magnificent scale among the people belonging to the state of West Bengal or other eastern part of the country. The huge and artistic pandals, magnificient idols of goddess Durga, people dancing to the beats of Dhaki (drum) and evenings surrounded with the divine tunes of Goddess Durga aarti are the unforgettable features of every Durga Puja celebration.

Moreover having a portion of delicious bhog, artistic views of pandals, colorful fireworks and mouthwatering food delights at various food corners held at every nook and corner let the entire city drowned in the colors of joyous Durga Puja celebration!!


Registration

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Online registration is preferred and highly recommended. However for your convenience a paper registration form has also been provided.
Click here to download the form, complete and send it along with your payment to the BAI address mentioned on the form.

Register For Puja Here(Online Registration)

Registration Early bird  Ends September 9 $175 family $75 single
Registration Regular September 10 - September 30 $200 family $85 single
Registration Late and On-site October 1 - October 8-9 $225 family $100 single
Students(With valid student ID)   $50 (Flat Rate)
Visiting Parents   Complimentary
Children(Under 5 years)   Free

 

Click here to see a demonstration video for step-by-step process for registering for Puja this year.


Frequently Asked Questions about Durga Puja Registration

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We gathered all the general questions that we got so far for the registration process and put it here for your help.

Click here for FAQ


Subho Mahalaya(শুভ মহালয়া)

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Sharodbarta (শারদবার্তা) Puja Newsletter

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Venue & Date

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Northview Middle School
8401 Westfield Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN 46240
October 8th & 9th 2016

Click here for Daily Puja Schedule

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Invitation card

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Click here for Invitation card


Our Committees and respective Chairs

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TSDP Brochure

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We are now accepting articles and artwork for TSDP2016 brochure. Please send you work in PDF format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 5th. We are working on tight deadlines, and cannot guarantee that material sent after that date will get published. If you have any brochure related questions or clarifications, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Cultural Program highlights

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Saturday, Oct 8, 2016

from 9:30pm Joy Sarkar, Sujoy Bhowmick & Paroma Banerjee with Kolkata's 5 finest musicians

Joy Sarkar

 

Sunday , Oct 9, 2016 

from 2pm Bratati Bandopadhyay 

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Accomodation

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TownePlace Suites by Marriott-Keystone - 7 mins/ 2.1 miles from venue

8468 Union Chapel Road

Indianapolis , In 46240

Phone: 317-255-3700 ext 600

Rate: $119 per night

Group booking name: Bengali Association

Rates are good until Sept 9th, Studio suites only with 1 queen bed.

Room Type: Room refers to studio suites only. Doubles not available during this time.

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Homewood Suites by Hilton - Keystone Crossing - 6 mins/ 2 miles from venue

2501 E. 86th Street

Indianapolis, IN 46240

Phone: (317) 253-1919

Rate: $159 per night.

Group booking name: TSDP 2016

Reservation cut off date is Sep 9, 2016 for the group rate, guests will make individual reservations by calling either 800-445-8667 or the hotel direct at 317-253-1919 or online.

Room Type: Both singles and doubles available.

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Days Inn and Suites Northwest Indianapolis (Payne branch road) - 14 mins/9 miles from venue 

3910 Payne Branch Rd,

Indianapolis, IN 46268

Phone : (317) 875-5656

Rate: $64.99 per night.

Group booking name : TSDP 2016

Group rate valid until 30 Sep 2016.

Room Type: Both singles and doubles available.

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Drury Plaza Hotel Indianapolis Carmel - 8 mins/3.1 miles from venue 

9625 N Meridian St,

Indianapolis, IN 46290

Phone : 1-800-325-0720/(317) 587-2701

Rate: $129 for Friday 10/07/2016 and $119 for Saturday 10/08/2016.

Group booking number : 2284115

Individual Call-In reservations can be made by reserving online, go to www.druryhotels.com, then enter Group number of 2284115. Reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-325-0720 and refer to the Group number of 2284115.

Group cut off date Sep 5 2016.

Room Type: Both sigles and doubles available.

Book Now - Click on Enter Group Number -> Copy above mentioned group number -> click on verify group number

 

 
Extended stay Indy North - 9 mins/3.1 miles from venue 

9750 Lake Shore Drive,

Indianapolis, IN 46280

Phone : 877-701-3383/(317) 843-1181

Rate: $80 per night.

Group booking name : TSDP 2016

Reservations may be made individually by calling 877-701-3383.

This group rate will be available as specified until 9/7/2016.

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