Punjab celebrates Chhath Puja with enthusiasm

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Devotees carrying sweets and fruits in decorated baskets to perform Chhath Puja in Jalandhar on Tuesday. (Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

Devotees carrying sweets and fruits in decorated baskets to perform Chhath Puja in Jalandhar on Tuesday. (Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

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A Hindu devotee offering prayers during the Chhath festival in Jammu. The Chhath festival is widely celebrated in Eastern parts of the country and devotees pay obeisance to the sun. (Nitin Kanotra/HT Photo)

A Hindu devotee offering prayers during the Chhath festival in Jammu. The Chhath festival is widely celebrated in Eastern parts of the country and devotees pay obeisance to the sun. (Nitin Kanotra/HT Photo)

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Devotees offering prayers at the Durgiana temple in Amritsar on Tuesday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)

Devotees offering prayers at the Durgiana temple in Amritsar on Tuesday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)

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Devotees in Jalandhar perform Chhath rituals by installing sugarcanes in water on Tuesday. (Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

Devotees in Jalandhar perform Chhath rituals by installing sugarcanes in water on Tuesday. (Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

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Devotees offer prayers while standing in the water tank at Durgiana Temple in Amritsar on Tuesday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)

Devotees offer prayers while standing in the water tank at Durgiana Temple in Amritsar on Tuesday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)

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