Chandrayaan-3 To Be Replicated In Kolkata Durga Puja Pandal

The mannequin of the rover Pragyan will even be positioned beside Vikram.


Chandrayaan-3 will come all the way down to a Durga Puja marquee in Kolkata, as its organisers will replicate India’s profitable moon mission to enthrall pandal hoppers.

Within the pandal, the goddess can be seen standing inside a reproduction of the ‘Vikram’, the lander of Chandrayaan-3. A mannequin of the rover ‘Pragyan’ will even be there.

“That is how we wish to have fun Durga Puja. We wished to indicate our respect to all scientists of ISRO and the way all are pleased with their achievement,” Anirban Roy, a member of Netaji Sporting Membership stated whereas chatting with PTI.

The nation scripted historical past on August 23 because the bold third Moon mission of the Indian House Analysis Organisation (ISRO) touched down on the Moon’s south pole, propelling the nation to an unique membership of 4 and making it the primary nation to land on the uncharted floor.

The puja committee has named the theme ‘Chandralok-e Uma’ (Goddess Durga on the Moon).

The theme has been conceptualised by all members of the membership and they didn’t rent any artist to provide form to their idea, Mr Roy stated.

After getting into the pandal, one will see a reproduction of the rocket, utilized by ISRO for finishing up the Chandrayaan-3 mission, on prime of the entry gate. The customer will then enter a tunnel to succeed in the principle space the place the goddess can be positioned.

Images of varied scientists together with some details about them can be displayed on the partitions of the tunnel. Lastly, when folks step inside the principle ‘mandap’, by means of visible results, they are going to get to see the touchdown of Vikram on one aspect, whereas on the opposite aspect, the earth’s view from the moon might be seen.

The mannequin of the rover Pragyan will even be positioned beside Vikram.

Individuals will get a sense that they’re on the floor of the moon and looking out on the lander, Mr Roy stated.

Whereas the standard idol of goddess Durga is being made by artist Nemai Pal, the pandal is designed by the organisers of the puja.

Yearly, a number of puja organisers in West Bengal select a theme, primarily social points, and use their pandals, idols and lighting preparations to depict it.

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