Durga Puja has a special significance in the life of every Bengali and in the lives of the Great Bengali Diaspora. Every year the festival is celebrated in London, US and Australia, besides the major cities in India outside West Bengal. Outlook, India’s most vibrant English newsmagazine announces its first Puja Sharodiya in Bengali. The Guest Editor for the special edition is well known film maker Mr Sandip Ray, son of legendary film director Mr Satyajit Ray. Special contributors: Nabaneeta Dev Sen, Shankar, Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Sunil Gangopadhyay, Sharmila Tagore, Bipasha Basu, Sujoy Ghosh, Graphic novel by Bishwajyoti Ghosh. Contents: Opinion Poll on Kolkata among the youth, The power list of Bengal, Q&A with Amartya Sen, Interview with Pranab Mukherjee, Teen Kanya/ Three Bengali women creating waves in London, Profile of scientist, Ashok Sen, Rise of Dhaka and decline of Kolkata, South-eastern ties - sweet & sour - Kerala-Bengali ties, Bongs down under - from Australia, Nostalgia, Bengalis of Allahabad etc"