Karva Chauth

Oct 22, 2013, 11:43 AM IST
Married Hindu women perform rituals during 'Karwa Chauth' festival, in Ahmadabad.
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Married Hindu women perform rituals during 'Karwa Chauth' festival, in Ahmadabad.

Married Hindu women perform rituals during 'Karwa Chauth' festival, in Jammu.
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Married Hindu women perform rituals during 'Karwa Chauth' festival, in Jammu.

A married Hindu woman performs rituals on Karwa Chauth festival, in Allahabad.
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A married Hindu woman performs rituals on Karwa Chauth festival, in Allahabad.

A married Hindu woman performs rituals on Karwa Chauth festival, in Allahabad.
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A married Hindu woman performs rituals on Karwa Chauth festival, in Allahabad.

A married Hindu woman performs rituals on Karwa Chauth festival, in Allahabad.
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A married Hindu woman performs rituals on Karwa Chauth festival, in Allahabad.

Women perform rituals as they celebrate 'Karva Chauth' in Amritsar.
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Women perform rituals as they celebrate 'Karva Chauth' in Amritsar.

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Women meeting their husbands who are prisoners in Central Jail Amritsar as jail authorities made spacial arrangements on the occasion of ‘Karva Chauth' in Amritsar.
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Women meeting their husbands who are prisoners in Central Jail Amritsar as jail authorities made spacial arrangements on the occasion of ‘Karva Chauth' in Amritsar.

A woman meeting her husbands who is a prisoner in Central Jail Amritsar as jail authorities made spacial arrangements on the occasion of ‘Karva Chauth' in Amritsar.
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A woman meeting her husbands who is a prisoner in Central Jail Amritsar as jail authorities made spacial arrangements on the occasion of ‘Karva Chauth' in Amritsar.

Women showing their hands after applying heena on the eve of 'Karva Chauth' in Amritsar.
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Women showing their hands after applying heena on the eve of 'Karva Chauth' in Amritsar.

Women with 'mehandi' on their hands ahead of 'Karva Chauth' in Indore.
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Women with 'mehandi' on their hands ahead of 'Karva Chauth' in Indore.

Women applying 'mehandi' ahead of 'Karva Chauth' in Indore.
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Women applying 'mehandi' ahead of 'Karva Chauth' in Indore.

A woman shows her husband her hand after getting it painted with henna on the eve of of Hindu festival
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A woman shows her husband her hand after getting it painted with henna on the eve of of Hindu festival "Karwa Chauth" in Allahabad.

A woman tries bangles as she shops for them on the eve of of Hindu festival
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A woman tries bangles as she shops for them on the eve of of Hindu festival "Karwa Chauth" in Allahabad.

A woman dries her hand after getting it painted with henna on the eve of Hindu festival 'Karwa Chauth' in Allahabad.
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A woman dries her hand after getting it painted with henna on the eve of Hindu festival 'Karwa Chauth' in Allahabad.

Women shop for bangles on the eve of Karwa Chauth festival in Jammu.
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Women shop for bangles on the eve of Karwa Chauth festival in Jammu.

A woman after applying 'Mehndi' on her hands on the eve of Karva Chauth at a market in Patiala.
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A woman after applying 'Mehndi' on her hands on the eve of Karva Chauth at a market in Patiala.