Durga Puja

Bangladeshis are mostly Muslim, but some are dedicated to other devotions, such as Hinduism. Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the Hindu community in the country, continues for ten days with the last three days being the most joyful. Different rituals are observed, including the idol of goddess Durga immersed in the river. In Dhaka the big celebrations are held at the Dhakeswari Temple and last for 10 days.