Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Kolkata (Calcutta) Durga puja Map

Kolkata (Calcutta) Durga puja Map
For the past two three days I am visiting many durga puja pandals. I have seen many people carrying the Kolkata Durga puja map distributed by Kolkata police. The main disadvantage of the Kolkata Police puja map is that these maps are mainly for traffic advisory and not detailed as compared to the Google Maps. Their main aim is to show the traffic movements and blocked roads. Also, not all the popular pujas are mentioned in that map. I saw people struggling with the directions... the on-duty police and the volunteers who are managing the traffic on roads are not local people so they don't know which pandal is where... so this adds to the confusion. Nowadays many people carry high-end smart phones & tabs with them... a thought struck my mind that if there is a map that is created using Google maps and is accessible from these devices then that will be very useful. I have created such a map and I hope it will be helpful to people as it will show the exact location of the popular Durga puja pandals and also the nearby pandals. You can plan your Pandal-Hopping itinerary and enjoy the pujas.

Visit Kolkata Police's official Facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.424016704313276.88604.129115403803409&type=3 to see the Durga puja map distributed by them.

I am still adding more pujas to this list and clubbing the nearby pujas together. See the map below. Also you can visit this link http://goo.gl/maps/sQNV3 for the bigger map.

View Kolkata (Calcutta) Durga Puja Map by http://shobjaanta.blogspot.in/ in a larger map


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