Durga Puja is a day when people worship Goddess Durga and hence the day is also called Durgotsava. On this day, devotees sing Maa Durga songs and offer their prayers. This festival is mainly celebrated in Eastern India – largely dominated by states like West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Orissa and Tripura. Moreover, other states like Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kashmir, Karnataka and Kerala also celebrate Durga Puja and sing Durga Puja songs.
Durga Puja is a five-day celebration in India in general and East India in particular. The day is declared official holiday in some north-eastern states of India. People chant Devi Durga songs and offer their prayers to the Goddess. The celebration is a melting pot, where people from different cultures mingle with each other and sing songs for Durga Puja. Apart from cultural get-together, they also exchange Durga Puja gifts with their loved ones and send gifts to their friends & relatives.