Laha Bari is one of the aristocratic households of Calcutta. It is said that the Laha Bari Durga Puja, one of the famous Pujas of Kolkata started some 170 years ago. Some say it was Ishwar Pran Krishna Low (pronounced as Laha) performed Durga Puja for the first time. A unique form of Goddess Durga can be seen which is the speciality of the Laha Bari Durgotsav. In the rich history of Kolkata’s aristocratic families, the Lahas will always stand out as patrons and connoisseurs of art. And in the private collection of the late Bhabani Charan Laha, the family had a priceless assortment of art objects — paintings, sculptures and ceramic — from across the globe.
Bidhan Sarani near Shobha Bazaar