Sundarbans:: Food And Festivals

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There are some rituals and religious festivals observed in the Sundarbans. Annual fair in the Dubla Island on the day of Raash Purnima is observed in the month of November. Borderline Hindu community , devotees from different parts of the country including India gather in the Dubla Island to bathe and make offerings against a wish. And the forest product collectors engaged in various professions, before entering the forest had been paying homage to certain gods and deities whom they thought to be their saviours and protectors. Banabibi is very widely worshipped as their saviour.

The food habit of people of this area is same as that of the rest of Bengal that is rice and vegetables and pulses, but the delicacies are dishes of fish & crabs.