Durga Puja is known by different names across different regions of the country. There is a unity in these diversities, which helps to create a unique attachment between people of different states. Considered as a very important Hindu religious festival, Durga Puja is celebrated to mark the return of the goddess to her native place. But, the people in different regions of the country narrate the story in a slightly different way and celebrate it under various names depending on the regional culture and beliefs. A variety of rituals and prayers are performed during the celebration of the festival.
Some of the most popular regional names of Durga puja festivals in India:
Durga Puja or Durga Pujo