Chhat Puja celebrations in Pune

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Women carrying some offerings to the Sun God on the occasion of Chhat Puja at Karvenagar in Pune on Thursday. Chhat is a vedic festival historically native to the Madhesh province and Mithila region of Nepal and Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Women carrying some offerings to the Sun God on the occasion of Chhat Puja at Karvenagar in Pune on Thursday. Chhat is a vedic festival historically native to the Madhesh province and Mithila region of Nepal and Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

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Women stand in the river to offer prayers as part of Chhat Puja celebrations. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Women stand in the river to offer prayers as part of Chhat Puja celebrations. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

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The Chhat Puja, dedicated to the Sun God and his wife Usha to thank them for bestowing the bounties of life on earth, being performed at Chinchwad ghat in Pune on Thursday. (HT PHOTO)

The Chhat Puja, dedicated to the Sun God and his wife Usha to thank them for bestowing the bounties of life on earth, being performed at Chinchwad ghat in Pune on Thursday. (HT PHOTO)

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Chhat puja being performed at Chinchwad ghat in Pune on Thursday. (ht photo)

Chhat puja being performed at Chinchwad ghat in Pune on Thursday. (ht photo)

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Women in groups perform Chhat Puja at Chinchwad ghat in Pune on Thursday. (ht photo)

Women in groups perform Chhat Puja at Chinchwad ghat in Pune on Thursday. (ht photo)

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Women during the Chhat Puja celebration at Karvenagar on Thursday. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Women during the Chhat Puja celebration at Karvenagar on Thursday. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

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Women during Chhat Puja celebrations at Karvenagar in Pune on Thursday. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Women during Chhat Puja celebrations at Karvenagar in Pune on Thursday. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

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Women offer prayers to the Sun God at Karvenagar in Pune as part of the Chhat Puja celebrations. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Women offer prayers to the Sun God at Karvenagar in Pune as part of the Chhat Puja celebrations. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

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Women during Chhat Puja celebrations at Karvenagar in Pune on Thursday. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Women during Chhat Puja celebrations at Karvenagar in Pune on Thursday. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

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Women during Chhat Puja celebrations at Karvenagar in Pune on Thursday. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Women during Chhat Puja celebrations at Karvenagar in Pune on Thursday. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

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