Durga Puja 2021: Here's how devotees celebrated Maha Saptami

On the occasion of Maha Saptami, the seventh day of the 10-day long Durga Puja festival, devotees all over India

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Maha Saptami is an important day since this day marks the beginning of the Maha Puja during Durga Puja. On this day, devotees go to river Ganga and submerge a banana tree (Kola Bou) in the holy water and then drape it in a new sari. Here's how devotees all over India celebrated the auspicious occasion of Maha Saptami.(ANI)

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Devotees perform the ritual of 'Kola Bou Snan,' where a banana tree is given a dip in the river Ganga, on the occasion of Maha Saptami of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata on October 12.(ANI)

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma offers prayers to Goddess Durga on the occasion of Maha Saptami during the Durga Puja celebration, at Silchar, in Cachar on October 12.(ANI)

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Devotees throng a market in Kolkata to buy flowers on the occasion of Maha Saptami of Durga Puja festival on October 12.(ANI)

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Devotees blow conch shell at a community Durga Puja Pandal on the occasion of Maha Saptami of Durga Puja, in Varanasi on October 12.(ANI)

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Devotees perform rituals of ‘Kola Bou snan’ near Ganga river on the occasion of Maha Saptami, in Kolkata on October 12.(ANI)

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Devotees perform Dhunuchi dance on the occasion of Maha Saptami of Durga Puja festival, in Ajmer on October 12.(ANI)

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Devotees perform rituals near Ganga river on the occasion of Maha Saptami, in Kolkata on October 12.(ANI)

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People of Nepali origin celebrate Fulpati Sobha Yatra on the day of Maha Saptami during the Navratri festival, in Ranchi on October 12.(ANI)

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