Week-long Fun-filled & Creative Activities Mark Durga Pujo Celebration @ CN
Durga Pujo is the biggest celebration in Bengal. Bengalis from all over the world anxiously wait for these 4 days of the year, when they can deck up in new clothes, hop from one pandal to another and gorge on mouthwatering delicacies.
To welcome the festivities, a week-long event was organized at Capital Numbers from October 12 through October 16 and October 19.
The week-long event started on Mahalaya, October 12 with an ethnic wear contest. Ladies draped in sarees, dazzled the floor, while men reflected pure ethnicity in kurta and pajama. The jury had a fun time choosing the winners – Sutapa Roy Nandi, Best Ethnic Wear Female and Sk. Ismail, Best Ethnic Wear Male.
The entire office was divided into 6 teams on Tuesday, October 13. Each of the teams decorated their respective floors based on Durga Pujo theme. Each of the floors exploded with creativity – sparkling lights, vibrant colors, a fusion of modern and age old art. The extravaganza unfolded as the jury strolled from one floor to another.
“We have a tough time choosing the winners. We debated a lot and never came to a conclusion. Then we opted voting method. Finally the floor that had the maximum number of votes from the juries, won”, added Mukul Gupta, Managing Director, Capital Numbers.
Ground floor with the theme Padma – the truth was declared winner and Second floor with the theme Chakra – the commander came 1st Runner-up.
A tech quiz was organized on Wednesday, October 14. 4 teams, each from SEO, Design, Development and Mobile took part in the quiz competition. There were several rounds ranging from pure tech questions to identifying the logos, CNites choice and finally some based on Durga Puja – the quiz was a huge fun. The development scored the highest to become winners.
Celebration in Bengal remains incomplete without writing some verses or capturing some great shots. Knowing the fact that there are several great writers, poets and photographers in CN, a writing and photography contest was organized to unleash creativity on Thursday, October 15.
“We received overwhelming participation. It was very difficult on my part to choose one from so many talented writers”, said Anindya Mukherjee, Director-Operations, Capital Numbers.
While the writing contest was judged by Anindya, the the photography contest was judged by Rajesh Bhattacharjee, a photographer of well repute.
Ranita Mondal and Sourav Mondal held the winning positions for writing and photography contests respectively.
The prize distribution ceremony was held on Friday and Monday (October 16 and 19) in presence of Mukul Gupta. The ceremony was conducted by Vipul Gupta, Director Finance, Capital Numbers.