Durga Puja 2023: Preparations for Navratri are going on in full swing in Bihar. Durga Puja is going to start from Sunday. In such a situation, the market for utensils is ready. Crowds of people are also being seen in the markets. Regarding utensils, let us tell you that it is sold from Durga Puja to Diwali and Dhanteras. In the capital Patna alone, businessmen are estimating the sale of utensils worth up to Rs 5 crore on the occasion of Puja. The utensils market is ready for the celebration of Durga Puja. Demand for stainless has increased in the markets. For this reason, it is expected to sell more. Its new and special design is available in the markets. At the same time, the prevalence of copper utensils has also increased in the markets due to good health. Its many varieties are available in the markets. It is available in different prices. Now people are considering steel dinner set as better than fiber dinner set.
30 to 40 percent increase in demand for utensils
Apart from this, there is also demand for brass utensils in the markets. At the same time, on the occasion of Durga Puja, the demand for Kalash installation and Gagra and Kalash has increased a lot. Akhand Deep, Kashtri and hand bell are also being demanded from the customer. Compared to last year, this year the demand for brass utensils has increased by 30 to 40 percent. It is being told that bookings are already being done for Diwali and Chhath. Utensils are already being ordered for Diwali.
Reduction in the price of brass
It is known that middle and lower class people also buy utensils on the basis of kilos. The price of stainless steel utensils ranges from Rs 300 to Rs 350 per kg to Rs 450 per kg. On the other hand, the price of aluminum utensils starts from Rs 215 per kg. It is being sold for up to Rs 300 per kg. It is said that the price of scrap has reduced by 20 percent. Its price has declined. Earlier it was sold for up to five hundred rupees. Now its price is Rs 480 per kg. The price of Thali, Lota and Barguna is Rs 580 per kg. The price of brass utensils has come down.
Price of puja material increased by 15 percent
Let us tell you that during Navratri, devotees worship Goddess Durga for nine days. In such a situation, many types of materials are purchased in the markets for puja. A large crowd of people is being seen in the markets. There is a lot of activity in the market regarding the preparations for Navratri. Where the price of brass utensils has decreased. At the same time, the price of puja material has increased by 15 percent as compared to last year. Due to increase in the price of puja items, people are cutting their budget. This year, the prices of puja materials have increased by ten to 15 percent compared to last year.
Durga Puja starts from 15th October
It is known that on the occasion of Durga Puja, puja material, Kalash, bell, Lota etc. have great importance. This festival is completely dedicated to Mother Durga. Different forms of Mother Goddess are worshiped during nine days. This year Shardiya Navratri starts from 15th October. During the days of Navratri, different forms of Mother Goddess are worshipped. Worship of Goddess Durga is one of the most important festivals of Hindu religion. This festival is celebrated from Pratipada to Navami of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month. In this, ritual worship and havan of Goddess Durga is performed. To ensure that there is no problem in worship, people have started collecting puja material, utensils etc. It also has special significance for the devotees.