Soon after the independence,
As is inevitable with the presence of Bengalis, a Bangiya Sanskritik Parishad (BSP) was formed in April 1960, with a library and reading room facilities at BHEL Bhopal. The Kali Puja, Durga Puja and Saraswati Puja started to be organized annually. Around 1963, the government approved allocation of land under the non-trading societies act for religious purposes. A piece of land was allotted in writing under the scheme, near Piplani, to the Bangiya Sanskritik Parishad by the BHEL Management. In 1967 a Kalibari samiti (association) was formed. The first president, Mr S. N. Ghosh, died in an accident in
However the Durga Puja at BHEL Kalibari is very popular in
Still the charm remains, if only in the nostalgic hearts of the 'not-so-young-now' generation.