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Bhubaneswar: Innovative themes are set to welcome devotees at prominent Durga Puja pandals in the city.

Keeping up with its reputation of coming up with unique pandals every year, the Old Station Bazar Puja committee has planned to showcase the evolution of human civilisation, from the pre-historic to the modern era, in the mandap.

While the Nayapalli Durga Puja Samiti is erecting a replica of the Padmavat Palace in Rajasthan, the Jharpada Durga puja committee, has come up with a Disneyland theme for this year.

According to sources, one of the most visited pandals in the city, the Saheed Nagar Durga Puja pandal this year will be erecting a replica of the Lucknow Palace, with a gold crown for the Goddess and a huge tableau that is 70-feet-wide and 120-feet-high.