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Kolkata’s popular puja pandal ‘Burj Khalifa’ cancels laser show after complains from pilots

Kolkata’s standard puja pandal ‘Burj Khalifa’ cancels laser present after complains from pilots | Information

New Delhi: One of many iconic Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata this 12 months made on the world-famous skyscraper Dubai’s Burj Khalifa has suspended its laser present on Monday night allegedly after pilots of economic planes’ complained to the Air Visitors Management within the metropolis.
“Flight actions affected attributable to lighting system at Sreebhumi Durga Puja Pandal, South Dumdum. Captains from three totally different flights lodged a grievance with Kolkata ATC yesterday. ATC has already knowledgeable Kolkata Airport Authority,” airport sources had been quoted by ANI.
The organisers Sreebhumi Sporting Membership, nonetheless, denied receiving complaints. They stated the laser strobe lights had been switched off to stop overcrowding in view of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Presently, solely nonetheless lights are on on the pandal within the Lake City space.
Kolkata, WB | We’ve not obtained any grievance. Lights have been lowered within the pandal as there’s an enormous footfall of individuals right here: State Min & Sree Bhumi Sporting Membership chief, Sujit Bose on being requested a couple of grievance allegedly in opposition to pandal lights hindering flight motion
— ANI (@ANI) October 12, 2021
The 145-feet pandal was erected within the lake city on the outskirts of Kolkata primarily based on the theme of Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa tower and it has been a significant crowd-puller this 12 months. The laser present on the pandal, very like 829 m Dubai’s colored projectors, modified colors from crimson to blue to yellow.
The state hearth minister Sujit Bose, who part of the organising committee, stated. “Yearly, we construct one iconic construction as our `pandal’ (marquee). Final 12 months, we had constructed a reproduction of the Kedarnath Temple. This 12 months our artist proposed Burj Khalifa …we despatched him to Dubai to get each element of the construction so {that a} good job may very well be achieved,” he had stated in an earlier interview.
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