Durga Pooja is a festival marks the victory of Goddess Durga over the evil buffalo demon Mahishasura in Hinduism. It is celebrated from the sixth to tenth day of bright lunar fortnight (shukla paksha) in the Hindu Calendar month of Ashvin(September – October).
Durga Pooja in 2015 was organized by Omkar Pariwar (Omkar Family) of Pittsburgh and was facilitated by Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh (BCAP). This event was held at 1551 Radford rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15227, which lasted for three days from the 22nd October to 24th October 2015. The event turned out to be a successful one with the participation of around five hundred individuals over the period of three days. BCAP looks forward to work with Omkar Pariwar in years to come to celebrate Durga Pooja including other cultural and religious festivals.