Here Kali is worshipped almost round the year, but particularly on Saturdays and
Tuesdays the crowds are heavy Krishna Chathurti celebrations have the greatest
pull, and devotees in thousands flock and offer prayers with utmost ardour.
Regarding the annual festivals, Deepavali celebrations reach the climax. The
festivity and favour are of rare kind. Gaiety and sanctity mark the annual
festival, when both class and mass participate lustily. The offering of worship
on the midnight of Amavasya in Oct-Nov is a characteristic feature of Bengali
custom. This is air old custom followed throughout the Bengal over centuries.
In Calcutta it is a gala affair and lacs of people congregate both at Kalighat
and Dakshineswar and at other places of worship too in the city.
is accessible by four wheelers from any part of Calcutta the metropolitan city.