Chhath Puja Held Across The Country With Religious Zeal

Chhath puja is held to show gratitude to the sun god – Surya (sun god), for bestowing the earth with innumerable bounties.

Updated: Oct 30, 2022 8:49 PM

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Chhath Puja 2022 | Photo: PTI/Manvender Vashist Lav

Devotees perform rituals during Chhath Puja festivities, at a temporary artificial pond in East Delhi.

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Chhath Puja 2022 | Photo: PTI/Swapan Mahapatra

Devotees apply vermilion to each other after praying to the sun god during the ‘Chhath Puja’ festival in Kolkata.

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Devotees perform rituals of Chhath Puja, at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar.

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Chhath Puja 2022 | Photo: PTI/Nand kumar

Devotees perform rituals of the Chhath Puja at the Gomti River, in Lucknow.

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Chhath Puja 2022 | Photo: PTI/Swapan Mahapatra

Devotees apply vermilion to each other as they perform rituals of ‘Chhath Puja, on the bank of the Ganges River in Kolkata.

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A devotee takes a holy dip in the polluted waters of the Swarnarekha River while performing the rituals of Chhath Puja in Ranchi.

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Chhath Puja 2022 | Photo: PTIA

Devotees stand in a makeshift pond to pray to the Sun God during the Chhath Puja celebrations at Gurugram.

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Chhath Puja 2022 | Photo: PTI/Swapan Mahapatra

A devotee performs rituals on a road on the way to the bank of the Ganga River during the ‘Chhath Puja’ festival in Kolkata.

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