Chhath Puja 2022: Devotees perform first ‘argha’ to the setting Sun| Photos

After two years of restrictions due to Covid-19, hundreds of people offered their prayers to the setting sun on the

Updated on Oct 30, 2022 10:12 PM IST 18 Photos

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath addresses the gathering during Chhath puja festival in Lucknow on Sunday.(Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times)

Devotees are seen performing rituals inside an artificial pond created by the Delhi government for Chhath Puja in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

Devotees offer prayers during Chhath puja in Lucknow.( Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times)


With a belief that sunlight has cures for various diseases and conditions, devotees take a dip in the holy river for medicinal and spiritual benefits.(Praveen Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

The first day of Chhath is known as Kaddu Bhaat or Nahai Khai.(Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times)