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Chhath Puja celebrations around the globe

Chhath Puja is a Hindu festival that is dedicated to Lord Sun. It is a four day affair, where devotees gather at river banks, ponds, lake or some waterbody to take dip and offer argha to the sun twice. Once at dawn and again at dusk. It is hugely popular among Purvanchalis, and mostly celebrated in states of Bihar, Jharkhand and eastern Uttar Pradesh. However, other parts of India such as Calcutta, Delhi, Mumbai celebrated too. Even the US did not hold back. Catch the moments of celebration

Our Web Desk Published 31.10.22, 05:00 PM
A devotee performs rituals of Chhath Puja festival in Ranchi
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A devotee performs rituals of Chhath Puja festival in Ranchi

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Women during Puja on the bank of Yamuna river in Prayagraj
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Women during Puja on the bank of Yamuna river in Prayagraj

Kalindi Kunj in Noida saw great footfall during the festival
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Kalindi Kunj in Noida saw great footfall during the festival

Hindu devotees offer prayers to the sun in Boston
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Hindu devotees offer prayers to the sun in Boston

Hindu devotees offer prayers to the sun in Boston
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Hindu devotees offer prayers to the sun in Boston

The essence of the festival could be seen in Tawi river in Jammu
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The essence of the festival could be seen in Tawi river in Jammu

Juhu Chowpatty in Mumbai witnessed people throng the place for Chhath
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Juhu Chowpatty in Mumbai witnessed people throng the place for Chhath

People in Narmada river offer prayers to the Sun God in Jabalpur
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People in Narmada river offer prayers to the Sun God in Jabalpur

Crowd gather at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi
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Crowd gather at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi

Woman offer prasad at Sonia Vihar in New Delhi
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Woman offer prasad at Sonia Vihar in New Delhi

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