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Four-day long Chhath Puja begins across the country with traditional fervor

 NEW DELHI: The four-day long auspicious celebrations of Chhath Puja began today in different parts of the country with the traditional Nahay Khay ceremony. This festival is dedicated to the worship of the Sun god and is a symbol of faith for crores of people across the world. During the festival, religious ceremonies and rituals are performed at the banks of rivers, ponds and other water bodies.

On the first day today, devotees after taking bath on Wednesday morning, consumed cooked food items like Arwa rice, Chana dal and gourd as a part of Nahay-Khay ritual.


Tomorrow Kharna will be observed which mark beginning of 36 hours long fast.

Devotees will offer their obeisance, the Sandhya Arghya to the setting Sun on Friday. The festival will conclude with Pratah Arghya on Saturday morning where obeisance will be paid to the rising Sun.



 In Bihar, the biggest festival of the state is being celebrated this time amid Covid -19 pandemic. Several guidelines have been issued to deal with the pandemic. More from our Correspondent:


In Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered officials to make arrangements for Clean Ghats and other facilities for the devotees who gather at the banks of various rivers.


In Maharashtra, with an aim to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection, Mumbai’s civic body has said that it will not allow Chhath Puja at beaches and riverbanks. In a release, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai said, the city police will have to ensure that people do not crowd at riversides on Friday evening for sunset rituals and on Saturday for the sunrise ritual.


Delhi Government has declared holiday on Friday on account of Chhath Puja.

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