Odisha Celebrates Vishwakarma Puja


Bhubaneswar: Vishwakarma puja, dedicated to the Hindu deity of architecture and engineering, is being celebrated with gaiety in the city today.

Vishwakarma Puja is being celebrated in all engineering colleges, factories, auto stands, bus stands as well as electricity, public health, railway departments, construction companies and printing press across the state.

Many decorated pandals of different size and theme depending upon the fancy of the craftsmen and organisers have been erected in various parts of the city.

Residents in the city were also seen inviting priests to get the puja of their vehicles done.

The day is believed to be resolution time for workers and craftsmen to increase productivity and gain divine inspiration for creating novel products.