The 'alpana' was unveiled by Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee as part of a corporate initiative.
"This was unveiled by Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee amidst the foot-tapping beats of Dhak and mystical sounds of the shank on this auspicious day of Mahalaya," says a Facebook post.
The 'alpana' was created on the 1.4 km stretch of the Lake Road. Pictures of the gorgeous rangoli, created specially for Durga Puja, are now all over the Internet, and it has everyone swooning over it
Parliamentarian Derek O'Brein also tweeted a video of the 'alpana'. "Kolkata getting into the Pujo mood already. Lake Road. See what college students did. Wow" he wrote.
Durga Puja festival marks the battle of goddess Durga with the demon Mahishasura and her victory. The festival epitomises the victory of good over evil, and is celebrated with merrymaking and joyous festivities.
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