In pics: Maha Shivratri fever sweeps Punjab and Jammu

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Artist dressed as Lord Shiva in sector 15 Market, Chandigarh, on the occasion of Maha Shivratri on Friday. (Ravi Kumar/HT Photo)

Artist dressed as Lord Shiva in sector 15 Market, Chandigarh, on the occasion of Maha Shivratri on Friday. (Ravi Kumar/HT Photo)

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Artist dressed as Lord Shiva in sector 15 Market, Chandigarh, on the occasion of Maha Shivratri on Friday. (Ravi Kumar/HT Photo)

Artist dressed as Lord Shiva in sector 15 Market, Chandigarh, on the occasion of Maha Shivratri on Friday. (Ravi Kumar/HT Photo)

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Artist dressed as Lord Shiva during Maha Shivratri yatra at Gate Hakima in Amritsar on Friday. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

Artist dressed as Lord Shiva during Maha Shivratri yatra at Gate Hakima in Amritsar on Friday. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

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Devotees offer milk in temple during Maha Shivratri festival, in Jammu, on Friday. (Nitin Kanotra/HT Photo)

Devotees offer milk in temple during Maha Shivratri festival, in Jammu, on Friday. (Nitin Kanotra/HT Photo)

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Devotees offering prayers to Lord Shiva on occasion of Mah Shivratri festival in Bathinda on Friday. (Sanjeev Kumar/HT Photo)

Devotees offering prayers to Lord Shiva on occasion of Mah Shivratri festival in Bathinda on Friday. (Sanjeev Kumar/HT Photo)

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Devotee dressed as Lord Shiva on the occasion of Maha Shivratri at sector 38 in Chandigarh on Friday. (Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

Devotee dressed as Lord Shiva on the occasion of Maha Shivratri at sector 38 in Chandigarh on Friday. (Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

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Devotees at Lord Shiva temple during pooja on the occasion of Maha Shivratri at PGI in Chandigarh on Friday. (Anil Dayal/HT Photo)

Devotees at Lord Shiva temple during pooja on the occasion of Maha Shivratri at PGI in Chandigarh on Friday. (Anil Dayal/HT Photo)

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Decorated Lord Shiva temple on the occasion of Maha Shivratri at PGI in Chandigarh on Friday. (Anil Dayal/HT Photo)

Decorated Lord Shiva temple on the occasion of Maha Shivratri at PGI in Chandigarh on Friday. (Anil Dayal/HT Photo)

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Artists celebrating Maha Shivratri at a temple in sector 38, Chandigarh on Friday. (Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

Artists celebrating Maha Shivratri at a temple in sector 38, Chandigarh on Friday. (Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

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Devotees throng at Maha Dev Mandir at Saketri on Friday. (Sant Arora/HT Photo)

Devotees throng at Maha Dev Mandir at Saketri on Friday. (Sant Arora/HT Photo)

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Milk collection on Maha Shivaratri festival at Maha Dev Mandir at Saketri on Friday. (Sant Arora/HT Photo)

Milk collection on Maha Shivaratri festival at Maha Dev Mandir at Saketri on Friday. (Sant Arora/HT Photo)

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Devotees on the occasion of Maha Shivratri offering milk at a temple in sector 21 in Chandigarh on Friday. (Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

Devotees on the occasion of Maha Shivratri offering milk at a temple in sector 21 in Chandigarh on Friday. (Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

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