Here's how people around India are celebrating Bhai Dooj

Updated On Nov 07, 2021 08:48 AM IST
  • The festival that celebrates the bond between a brother and a sister, Bhai Dooj is being observed in India today, November 6.
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Bhai Dooj is known as Sodara Bidige in Karnataka, Bhai Phota in Bengal, Bhai-Beej in Gujarat and Bhau Beej in Maharashtra. The occasion marks the last day of the five-day-long celebrations of Diwali. Here's how people around India celebrated Bhai Dooj. In this photo, a girls perform rituals for the long and healthy life of a police personnel on the occasion of Bhai Dooj, in Kolkata.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 07, 2021 08:48 AM IST

Bhai Dooj is known as Sodara Bidige in Karnataka, Bhai Phota in Bengal, Bhai-Beej in Gujarat and Bhau Beej in Maharashtra. The occasion marks the last day of the five-day-long celebrations of Diwali. Here's how people around India celebrated Bhai Dooj. In this photo, a girls perform rituals for the long and healthy life of a police personnel on the occasion of Bhai Dooj, in Kolkata.(ANI)

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Women perform rituals for their brothers' long lives in the Yamuna river on the occasion of Bhai Dooj, in Prayagraj.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Women perform rituals for their brothers' long lives in the Yamuna river on the occasion of Bhai Dooj, in Prayagraj.(ANI)

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Women wait outside District Jail for their brothers serving a sentence in the prison on the occasion of Bhai Dooj festival, in Kanpur.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Women wait outside District Jail for their brothers serving a sentence in the prison on the occasion of Bhai Dooj festival, in Kanpur.(PTI)

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Seema Naqvi, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's wife, greets Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs Sadhvi Niranjan as she visits to celebrate Bhai Dooj with Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, in New Delhi.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Seema Naqvi, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's wife, greets Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs Sadhvi Niranjan as she visits to celebrate Bhai Dooj with Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, in New Delhi.(ANI)

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Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi offers a sweet dish to Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on the occasion of Bhai Dooj.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi offers a sweet dish to Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on the occasion of Bhai Dooj.(ANI)

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Women take a dip in the holy river and perform rituals on the occasion of Bhai Dooj, in Prayagraj.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Women take a dip in the holy river and perform rituals on the occasion of Bhai Dooj, in Prayagraj.(ANI)

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Devotees bath in the Yamuna at Vishram Ghat in Mathura on occasion of Yam Dwitiya or Bhai dooj.(HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees bath in the Yamuna at Vishram Ghat in Mathura on occasion of Yam Dwitiya or Bhai dooj.(HT Photo)

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Orphan girls perform Tika ceremony on the boy's forehead on the occasion of Bhai Dooj at Ved Mandir, in Jammu.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Orphan girls perform Tika ceremony on the boy's forehead on the occasion of Bhai Dooj at Ved Mandir, in Jammu.(ANI)

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West Bengal Power, Youth Services, and Sports Minister Aroop Biswas greets an elderly woman on Bhai Dooj, at an old age home, in Kolkata.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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West Bengal Power, Youth Services, and Sports Minister Aroop Biswas greets an elderly woman on Bhai Dooj, at an old age home, in Kolkata.(ANI)

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A girl puts a 'tika' on the forehead of her brother on the occasion of the Bhai Dooj festival, in Patna.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A girl puts a 'tika' on the forehead of her brother on the occasion of the Bhai Dooj festival, in Patna.(ANI)

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