Chhath Puja celebrated with traditional fervour across country

Updated On Oct 31, 2022 05:19 PM IST
  • The four-day festival of Chhath kickstarted on Monday and is regarded as the festival of purity, goodwill, and faith.
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The four-day-long Chhath Puja festival which commenced on October 28 and will conclude today, October 31. Devotees gathered on the banks of rivers and ponds to worship the rising sun on the last day of the festival. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 31, 2022 05:19 PM IST

The four-day-long Chhath Puja festival which commenced on October 28 and will conclude today, October 31. Devotees gathered on the banks of rivers and ponds to worship the rising sun on the last day of the festival. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh)

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A large number of devotees offer 'Suryoday Arag' to Surya Dev in Lucknow on the last day of the 4-day Chhath puja festival at Dahi Ghat.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A large number of devotees offer 'Suryoday Arag' to Surya Dev in Lucknow on the last day of the 4-day Chhath puja festival at Dahi Ghat.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)

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Deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak along with devotees perform Chhath puja rituals on the banks of the Gomti river in Lucknow.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak along with devotees perform Chhath puja rituals on the banks of the Gomti river in Lucknow.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)

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Devotees perform Chhath Puja rituals in the Yamuna River at Kalindi Kunj on the occasion of Chhath puja in Noida. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees perform Chhath Puja rituals in the Yamuna River at Kalindi Kunj on the occasion of Chhath puja in Noida. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh)

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Devotees are seen performing rituals inside an artificial pond created by the Delhi government for Chhath Puja in New Delhi.(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees are seen performing rituals inside an artificial pond created by the Delhi government for Chhath Puja in New Delhi.(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)

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Many devotees also performed the rituals in makeshift ponds on rooftops due to factors such as long distance to the water bodies, pollution and age.(HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Many devotees also performed the rituals in makeshift ponds on rooftops due to factors such as long distance to the water bodies, pollution and age.(HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh)

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"We observed the rituals in an artificial water tank on the rooftop, mainly due to the distance of our home from the nearest water body," said Rajendra Mahot, a resident of Ranchi.(HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 31, 2022 05:19 PM IST

"We observed the rituals in an artificial water tank on the rooftop, mainly due to the distance of our home from the nearest water body," said Rajendra Mahot, a resident of Ranchi.(HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh)

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"For the last three years, we have been performing the rituals in a small makeshift pond on rooftop due to increasing pollution level in ponds of Ranchi," said another devotee.(HT Photo/Ravi Kumar) View Photos in a new improved layout
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"For the last three years, we have been performing the rituals in a small makeshift pond on rooftop due to increasing pollution level in ponds of Ranchi," said another devotee.(HT Photo/Ravi Kumar)

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The fourth and the last day of the auspicious Chhath Puja is being observed today with Usha Arghya. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 31, 2022 05:19 PM IST

The fourth and the last day of the auspicious Chhath Puja is being observed today with Usha Arghya. (AFP)

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