How Chhath is being celebrated in India| In pics

Chhath Puja is a four-day-long Hindu festival that is performed to seek blessings from the Sun for a healthy, happy,

Updated on Oct 30, 2022 05:23 PM IST 13 Photos

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his "Mann Ki Baat" radio address on Sunday said that Chhath Puja is a great example of 'Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat'. (Deepak Gupta/HT)

The PM said Chhath is now getting organised on a large scale in different districts of Maharashtra along with Delhi, Mumbai, and many parts of Gujarat. Visual from Mumbai's Juhu beach on Saturday.(ANI)

As per the National Green Tribunal (NGT) laws, no offerings are allowed to be immersed in the River Yamuna during the festivities in Delhi. (ITO, Yamuna ghat, Delhi)(ANI)

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The four-day festival started on Friday, and the last day of the puja will be celebrated on Monday. (Gorakhpur ghat)(ANI)

The first day of Chhath Puja is known as Kaddu Bhaat or Nahai Khai. On this day the parvaitin (the main worshiper who observes fast) cooks the Satvik Kaddu Bhaat along with pulses, and serves it as a bhog to the deity in the afternoon. (ITO ghat, Yamuna, Delhi)(ANI)

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