Religious festivals can be a springboard for socially relevant programmes: Calcutta HC allows financial grant for Durga Puja festivities

An amount of Rs. 50,000 each was made available to 34,000 Durga Puja organisers in the State, including 3,000 within the jurisdiction of the Kolkata Police.
Religious festivals can be a springboard for socially relevant programmes: Calcutta HC allows financial grant for Durga Puja festivities
Durga Puja (Representative Image)

The Calcutta High Court on Friday refused to annul a government notification announcing disbursements to organisers of Durga Puja festivities across West Bengal (Sourav Dutta v. The State of West Bengal & Ors.).

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