Chhath festival concludes peacefully in Bihar

The four-day long Chhath festival ended peacefully Thursday morning in Bihar. Millions of people, mostly women, took a dip in the river to offer prayers to the rising sun, officials said.

Bihar celebrates Chhath with full fervour

All roads in the state led to the Ganga, Gandak, Kosi, Kamla, other smaller rivers, lakes and ponds, as lakhs of people travelled to the water bodies to offer Sandhya Arghya (Evening offerings) on the occasion of Chhath, a festival dedicated to the Sun God on Wednesday.

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Chhath, which is an ancient Indian festival solely dedicated to the God of Sun and Chhathi Maiya, is mainly celebrated and observed in Bihar, Jharkhand and eastern Uttar Pradesh.

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Chhath Puja

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his greetings on the occasion of Chhath Puja.

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Chhath is an ancient Hindu festival and only Vedic Festival dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya and Chhathi Maiya. The Chhath Puja is performed in order to thank Surya for sustaining life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes.

Chhath Puja celebrations begin
Chhath Puja celebrations begin

It is that time of year when North Indian women (especially from Bihar and Jharkhand), dressed in their best attire and with vermilion adoring their head, offer prayers to the Sun God. Chhath Puja is believed to be the only Vedic festival dedicated to Surya (the Sun God).

Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi reviews preparations for Chhath festival

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday directed cleanliness and electricity supply at river embankments and related water bodies among various other measures for the two-day '?hhath' festival next week.

Bihar leaders celebrate Chhath

Politicians in Bihar, including Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and former union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, are busy invoking the sun god in their homes as they celebrate Chhath puja.

Devotees offer `Arghya` to ascending Sun God

Lakhs of devotees on Tuesday congregated at various ghats of the Ganga River.

At least 14 killed in stampede in Patna during Chhath puja

In a tragic incident, at least 14 people are reported to have died when a makeshift bridge collapsed during the Chhath festivities in Patna.

Lakhs of devotees offer prayers on Chhath

Lakhs of devotees, majority of them women, offered `Arghya` to the Sun God on Monday in various water bodies across Bihar on the third day of the Chhath festival.

Four-day Chhath festival begins

Chhath, the four-day festival of Bihar, began early Saturday amid tight security.