Lokkhi puja Alpona

Lokkhi Puja which is also called as Kojagiri Lakshmi Pooja is popularly celebrated by the Hindu community in the state of Bengal. During this celebration Rangoli designs which is also called Alpana or Alpona are drawn on the floor by women of the household.These designs are usually drawn at the door front and also in Puja Rooms to seek the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi. The material is used to make these designs are rice powder to which water is added to make a rice paste.