The Chhath festival began on November 8 with the 'Nahai Khai' ritual and concluded today on November 11 with devotees performing 'Usha Arghya'.
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.
People Perform Chhath Puja In Toxic Yamuna Water.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]