Karva Chauth celebrations on the go across the region

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Karvachauth traditionally observed to pray for the long life of the husband, is not so much about fasting but lots of celebrations as the ladies adorned in bridal colours can be seen participating in a fashion show during the celebrations of Karva Chauth at Prithvi Planet in Jalandhar on Friday. (Pardeep Pandit/ HT photo)

Karvachauth traditionally observed to pray for the long life of the husband, is not so much about fasting but lots of celebrations as the ladies adorned in bridal colours can be seen participating in a fashion show during the celebrations of Karva Chauth at Prithvi Planet in Jalandhar on Friday. (Pardeep Pandit/ HT photo)

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Celebrating with great fervour, married women showing mehndi on their hands on the eve of Karva Chauth in Amritsar on Thursday. (Sameer Sehgal/ HT photo)

Celebrating with great fervour, married women showing mehndi on their hands on the eve of Karva Chauth in Amritsar on Thursday. (Sameer Sehgal/ HT photo)

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Selfie sessions: With new accessories and henna on their hands, women taking selfie during the celebrations of Karva Chauth at hotal Regent Park in Jalandhar, on Friday. (Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

Selfie sessions: With new accessories and henna on their hands, women taking selfie during the celebrations of Karva Chauth at hotal Regent Park in Jalandhar, on Friday. (Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

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A newly-wed woman meets her husband who is a prisoner at Central Jail Amritsar. The jail authorities had made special arrangements on the occasion of ‘Karva Chauth' in Amritsar on Friday. (Sameer Sehga/ HT photo)

A newly-wed woman meets her husband who is a prisoner at Central Jail Amritsar. The jail authorities had made special arrangements on the occasion of ‘Karva Chauth' in Amritsar on Friday. (Sameer Sehga/ HT photo)

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Seeking the blessings of God for their husband’s long life, a group of women perform rituals after meeting their husbands who are prisoners in Central Jail Amritsar on the occasion of ‘Karva Chauth' in Amritsar. (Sameer Sehgal/ HT photo)

Seeking the blessings of God for their husband’s long life, a group of women perform rituals after meeting their husbands who are prisoners in Central Jail Amritsar on the occasion of ‘Karva Chauth' in Amritsar. (Sameer Sehgal/ HT photo)

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A heena artist applying Mehndi on the hands of women on the eve of karva chauth in sector 22 market in Chandigarh on Thursday. (Ravi Kumar/ HT photo)

A heena artist applying Mehndi on the hands of women on the eve of karva chauth in sector 22 market in Chandigarh on Thursday. (Ravi Kumar/ HT photo)

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Maintaining traditions, a woman flaunting Mehandi on her hands on the occasion of Karva Chauth Festival at sector 22 in Chandigarh on Thursday. (Gurminder Singh/ HT photo)

Maintaining traditions, a woman flaunting Mehandi on her hands on the occasion of Karva Chauth Festival at sector 22 in Chandigarh on Thursday. (Gurminder Singh/ HT photo)

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