After the retreat of rumbling monsoon clouds, comes the golden autumn, sharot for we Bengalies, and it brings the joy of the arrival of Goddess Durga, the Divine Mother. The biggest and the most sacred festival of Bengal and the Bengalies. Kolkata being the capital of Bengal host this festival in the biggest manner. The festival starts from “Maha Panchami” and ends on “Maha Dashami” lasting for six days. Only in Kolkata more than 400 Pujas are being organised, every puja has its own theme, events, functions that leave no stones unturned to make their puja unique and best.
Durga Puja, the most happening festival of the Bengalis can be felt with its fanfare on all the four days of the festivity. The autumnal festival also known as Sharodotsav, recalls the power of female Shakti symbolized by the Goddess Durga who slays asura to reestablish peace & sanctity on the earth again. Bengalis across the world rejoice to their heart's content reconnecting with friends and relatives during these days of Durga Puja. The occasion is marked with the familiar sound of Dhak, Dhunuchi nachh, the mild fragrance of Shiuli, gives a familiar tug to every Bengali heart.
Like every year, SERUM Analysis Centre Pvt. Ltd. presents & Serum Thalassemia Prevention Federation hosts Serum Sharod Baran, the biggest crown of Sharod Samman for the cities of Kolkata, Saltlake & Howrah. The Awards are given for Best Idol, Best Concept, Best Low Budget Puja and Best Societal Friend. A unique way to welcome Autumn through the colourful and eventful Serum Sharod Baran and celebrate Durga Puja, the biggest Bengali Festival. These awards, facilitated by SERUM Group, sought to create a renowned and reputable platform of expression for all strata of society.
It is our privilege to announce that this year we are organizing the 10th Serum Sharod Baran and we have come up with a unique Pre-Puja Competition: "Bhabishater Pran Jal Bachan" to create awareness for the scarcity of water at the same time making people conscious about stop wastage of water. All Puja Committees across Kolkata, Saltlake & Howrah can participate by creating a logo & writing a slogan in Bengali on the subject and mail us at email@example.com latest by September 2, 2019.
For the Serum Sharod Samman, forms are available. Click on the link beside and you can download the form. You can submit the form at Kolkata Press Club on September 6, 2019 or else latest by September 22, 2019. Like every year, this year too there will be three rounds. The 1st Round visitwill be on September 29, 2019, whereby we'll get the First 25 (Prothom 25) from each zones.
2nd Round will be on October 3, 2019 &
The Final Round will be on October 5, 2019.
Kolkata | Saltlake | Howrah
Pre-Puja Competition Awards:
3 Best Logo along with the Slogan in Bengali will be awarded with Rs 20,000/- each to the concerned Puja Committees along with memento at Kolkata Press Club on September 6, 2019 between 5:00pm & 6:00pm
Number of Awards: 20
Awards will be delivered to the concerned Puja Committee on the four segments, viz.,
• Best Idol Memento
• Best Concept Certificate &
• Best Low Budget Puja Cash award of
• Best Societal Friend Puja Rs. 20,000/- each