• Merlin Waterfront of Howrah , Merlin Maximus of Sodepur and Merlin Jabakusum of Behala were presented winner , 1st runner up and 2nd runner up awards respectively
• Ace singer Soumitra Roy , founder member of Bangla Band Bhoomi and Actress Solanki Roy graced the occasion
Kolkata , October 30, 2021: Merlin Group, India’s leading real estate conglomerate , has presented the awards of the 3rd edition of “Merlin er Sera Pujo” today at Princeton club. The award “Merliner Sera Pujo” as christened had been instituted in 2019 by Merlin Group to encourage the residents of different housing complexes to organize and celebrate Durga Puja with pomp and enthusiasm.
At a formal function, Mr. Saket Mohta, Managing Director, Merlin Group presented the awards to the winners in presence of singer and chief guest Soumitra Roy, founder member of popular bangla band Bhoomi and actress Solanki Roy . Merlin Waterfront , the housing complex located in Howrah had won the first prize of “Merliner Sera Pujo Award” and a cash prize of Rs 40,000 while Merlin Maximus, a housing complex located in Sodepur , had won the 1st runner up trophy , a cash prize of Rs 30,000 certificate and plaque. Merlin Jabakusum , a housing complex located in New Alipur had won the 2nd runner up trophy, a cash prize of Rs 20,000 , plaque and certificate. Merlin also recognized other housing complexes for different categories. Merlin Vasundhara and Merlin Uttara had won awards for Best decoration. Merlin Warden Lakview had won award for Best theme category. Merlin Saphire had bagged award for Best Cultural Programme category. Merlin Emerald and Merlin Iland had bagged the award for Best Idol category . Merlin Crest and Merlin Laurel Garden had been recognized for their arrangement in “ Best Safety and Precautions” category.Merlin Legacy and Merlin Twins had got the recognition for creating a perfect aura and ambiance and bagged the award for “Best Environment” category.
While presenting the laurels , Saket Mohta, Managing Director , Merlin Group said, “ We at Merlin instituted “Merliner Sera Pujo” award in the year 2019 to enthuse our valued residents across Merlin Housing complexes in West Bengal to organize Durga Puja , the biggest celebration of Bengal in its right spirit. It feels great to have experienced the enthusiasm and gusto of our valued residents in organizing Durga Puja with strict adherence of all protocols of Covid 19 this year. What is very inspiring is the bond and camaraderie among our valued residents who congregated to celebrate the Puja. I thank our esteemed Guests Shri Soumitra Roy and Solanki Roy for judging and gracing the occasion. We pledge to celebrate the initiative next year on a bigger scale with grandeur and years to come as well ”.
The residents congregated at thee Princeton Club to receive their laurels amid cheer. Soumitra Roy enthralled the audience with his melodious performance.
Like every year , Merlin Group organized a puja parikrama with the judges across apartments in Kolkata, Howrah and Hooghly.
Ace singer Soumitra Roy, founder member of noted Bangla Band Bhoomi , Singer Sidddhartha Shankar Ray of Cactus and Actress Solanki Roy had engaged with the residents of Merlin Housing apartments across Kolkata, Hooghly and Howrah on Mahasaptami and Mahashtami and Mahanavami while paying a visit to the Puja Idols.
Merlin Group had organized the second edition of “Merliner Sera Pujo” in 13 Merlin Housing complexes. It touched over 8000 residents and their guests this year who offered the puja with the hope and faith in combating the covid 19.