VISAKHAPATNAM: Aagomoni, an association of Vizag Bengalis, began its Durga Puja 2009 on a grand scale at The Park on the occasion of Mahasashti on Thursday.
Executive Director of HPCL Visakh Refinery PAB Raju, who inaugurated the function, said that it brought out the significance of the traditional festivity.
President of Aagomoni Prasanta Kumar Saha gave details of the activities of the organization for the year 2009-10. Secretary Banani Chakrovorty proposed a vote of thanks.
The idol of Durga was decorated beautifully at the venue and the function began with the invocation of Durga Devi at the beginning, and concluded with a melodious rendition of songs by Indrani Chatterji and Das. Mohini Chatterje compered the programme.
Dail puja and cultural programmes, besides games and competitions would also be organised till September 28 at the venue.