Tag: Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja
Chhath Puja: Here’s a glimpse of the tradition in Bhubaneswar

People in large numbers thronged various river ghats in Bhubaneswar to worship the Sun God (Surya) during the Chhath puja. The Chhath puja is celebrated for four days, after Diwali. Devotees worship the Sun God and Chhathi Maiya for the well-being and good health of their children, while many women observe a dawn-to-dusk fast as part of the tradition.

  • Monday, 31 October 2022
Chhath Painting Record
Students Create Record Chhath Puja Painting On River Ganga

World record painting on Chhath Puja.Painting created by university students. Painting 21ft long & 15ft wide. Painting to create awareness on Chhath Mahaparv

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  • Thursday, 27 October 2022
Railway announces 179 special trains to meet festive season rush
Railway announces 179 special trains to meet festive season rush

The special trains will run till Chhath Puja this year to meet the increase in demand, connecting major destinations

  • Tuesday, 04 October 2022
Chhath Puja In Odisha
Chhath Puja Celebrated In Odisha Amid Strict Adherence To Covid-19 Protocols

The Chhath festival began on November 8 with the 'Nahai Khai' ritual and concluded today on November 11 with devotees performing 'Usha Arghya'.

  • Thursday, 11 November 2021
‘Attempt To Cover Up’
Delhi Govt Dissipates Yamuna Toxic Foam, Chhath Puja Samiti Chief Alleges ‘Attempt To Cover Up’

After drawing criticism for the toxic foam layers forming on Yamuna River, the Delhi government launched a drive wherein the Jal Board employees were engaged to sprinkle water in the river to dissipate the foam. However, the Chhath Puja Samiti president has alleged that this drive is an attempt of the government to cover up its failure.

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  • Wednesday, 10 November 2021
Chhath Puja In Toxic Yamuna Water
WATCH: People Perform Chhath Puja In Toxic Yamuna Water

People Perform Chhath Puja In Toxic Yamuna Water.

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  • Tuesday, 09 November 2021
BJP creating an environment of terror among Purvanchalis: Aam Aadmi Party

New Delhi: Delhi’s ruling AAP on Monday flayed the BJP for creating an “environment of terror” after a group of purvanchalis, preparing for Chhath pooja, was attacked by another “faction” of BJP workers. “BJP’s Chandan Chaudhary, along with some purvanchali people, was preparing for the Chhath pooja on Sunday when another group of BJP supporters […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Devotees to offer prayers to Sun god on Chhath Puja

Rourkela: Markets witnessed heavy rush in the steel city and other parts of State today with people of Hindi speaking community mostly ‘Biharis’ thronged to buy various fruits, vegetables and other items required on occasion of Chhath Puja. Ghats along Koel, Brahmani and Sankh rivers and other water bodies in the city have been decked […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
PIL Filed
PIL In Orissa High Court Against Odisha Govt Decision On Chhath Puja Restrictions

Jharsuguda/Cuttack: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in Orissa High Court challenging the State government’s decision to ban the community celebration of Chhath Puja in the state. The petitioner, Ravi Kumar Soni hails from Brajarajnagar in Jharsuguda district. The development comes a day after district administration of Jharsuguda came up with an order banning […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021