Ours is a cultural & social organization in Thane. In 1963 few Bengalis came together in THANE to form an organization which will enhance the art & cultural heritage of Bengal. They laid the foundation of "Bangiya Parishad Thane".
That small organization of 52nd years ago is a reality today with thousands of members who are now the dedicated & committed patrons of this esteemed organization.
Durga Puja for Bengalis has been a very important ceremony.
The whole family & community comes together to celebrates it with a common harmony.
People of every caste, creed & religion taking the blessing Maa Durga & celebrating the triumph of good over evil. In central suburb of Mumbai, Thane is the place to be &
"Bangiya Parishad Durga Puja EXPERIENCE is an experience to be remembered."
Bangiya Parishad is the oldest (52nd year) most popular Durga Puja observed in Thane the epicenter of enlarged Mumbai. Thane is considered as the ethnic capital of Mumbai suburbs & the district township of the largest district of the company.This Puja is always based on themes that is relevant & realistic. Millions of people associated themselves with Bangiya Parishad`s Durga Puja. Thane has multilingual, multicultural, & multi religious community. Our puja hugely cuts across different communities beyond even religious preferences. Almost every Thane resident comes along with all the family members at the Puja Pandel for darshan of durga mata, meet old friends for adda & relishes the delicacies of elaborate Bengali cuisine. People stand the queue for darshan.
It is the time of festival when people are happy shares this happiness with family & friends to celebrate this together at the Puja location. The itinerary consists of various programmes both during day & nights of the Puja. Thus these five days this venue becomes the home for most of the devotees. They go to their respective homes just for few hours to have few wings & rush back to the venue to catch up with what they have missed.
This Puja`s popularity has grown over the years. Thus outgrowing from one venue to larger venues. This year also this puja has been the prime most venues in the city & most famous junction of eastern express highway.
Durgotsav ,Kali Puja, Saraswati Puja ,Bengali new year celebration, Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Birthday celebration ,
Rabindra Jayanti , common Picnic, Blood donation camp , Book exhibition , Bengali books library.
Amongst all the celebrations durga puja is the most important & celebrated event for Bangiya parishad.