London Durgotsav Committee, a charitable organisation established in 1963 by few pioneer dedicated Bengalees with the help of late Shri Tusar Kanti Ghosh, doyen of Bengalee journalism who edited Jugantar and Amrita Bazar Patrika, made possible for devotees in London and around areas to have the privilege of Durga Puja celebration over the past 60 glorious years.
At Camden we indeed feel proud to uphold and showcase the rich Bengali culture and heritage to a diverse population here in the United Kingdom. As rightly said by the Hon. Mayor of London, “London’s strength lies in its diversity”.
With dedicated hard work and devotion, the Puja Committee led by Dr. Ananda Gupta (Chairman) under Chief Patron Shri Lakshmi N Mittal celebrated it’s Diamond Jubilee on 20-24 October 2023, at Swiss Cottage Library in London.
Consistent support from London Borough of Camden, various NRI Dignitaries and guidance of senior Bengali community members, London Durga Puja has become the most anticipated cultural event not only in the Bengali community but also among other communities. It is a 5-day Puja celebration with various art and cultural activities showcasing heritage of West Bengal, daily Arati followed by Bhog to all attendees.