Celebrities and singers were invited to conduct shows for the visiting masses. There was a fair being arranged for seven days. When we visited the bamboos were being fixed for the stalls.
They charge a nominal fee of INR 70 to give you every item that is offered to the Goddess in an earthen pot.
From Barrackpore station it was a bus ride (INR 6/-) and from the bus stop we took an Auto (INR 7/-) to reach the temple.
Alternatively you can take a van popularly called Magic here that has the capacity to carry at least nine people for the same fare as Auto. Instead of bus, we took a Toto while returning home (INR 10/-)
This year I plan to be there on Sunday to capture an image of the offering – Mountain of Rice.
I have not booked the coupons yet though. Well, lets leave it on the holy mother to take care of it.