Shubho Pujo, all!The season of great food, community bonding, and days and nights of bright lights and old friends is upon us. Durga Pujo is all that and more. It is also the season of antacids and band aids, long lines and rapidly-expanding waistlines!\n\nBut if years of celebrating Durga Pujo has taught us anything, it is that there are a few quick and clever hacks that will help you sail through Pujo with no trouble at all!What do you do when you meet a silly chengra (roadside Romeo) you’d much rather shut up? How do you communicate with your Pujor prem at the para’r pandal (a budding love story at the community pandal)? How do you survive a heartbreaking probashi Pujo – aka, a Pujo away from your beloved home?Fear not, we’ve got you covered. So, before stepping out into the wonderful madness that is Pujo, take a look at this video to know how to sail through with ease from Shashthi to Dashami!Script: Urmi Bhattacheryya and Ishadrita LahiriProducer: Tridip K MandalCamera: Athar RatherVideo Editor: Rahul SanpuiProduction Assistants: Akanksha Singh and Umar FarooqAnimation: Susnata Paul(This story was originally published on 27 September 2017. It has been republished for the occasion of Mahalaya.) We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.