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Chhath puja held

india Updated: Oct 29, 2006 15:53 IST

BHOJPURI WOMEN in the City on Saturday offered prayers to the setting sun as part of rituals during Surya Shashthi Chhath and observed fast. Following this, Koshi Puja was performed.

They will offer prayers to the rising sun at dawn on Sunday and end their fast. A number of distinguished persons attended a Chhath puja at Kashi Vishwanath temple Karond on Saturday. BJP MLA from Berasia Bhaktapal Singh on this occasion announced to give Rs 1.50 lakh for construction of a Satsang Bhavan in the temple premises.

Prayers during Chhath are being organised at several places including Saraswati temple Barkheda, Khatlapura temple Jehangirabad, Kali temple Chhota talab, Sheetal Das Ki Bagiya Chhota talab, Hatai Kheda dam Anand Nagar, Gandhi Nagar and Bairagarh.