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Chhath Puja 2021: Hindu devotees worship Sun god

Hindu devotees worship the Sun god during the Hindu religious festival of Chhath Puja across India. The four-day-long festival of Chhath, celebrated after Diwali by people belonging to Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh, involves the offering of 'Arghya' by fasting women to the Sun god in knee-deep water.

November 11, 2021 / 01:46 PM IST
Hindu women worship the Sun god in an artificial pond during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)
Hindu women worship the Sun god in an artificial pond during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)
A devotee worships the Sun god in a pool at a park during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
A devotee worships the Sun god in a pool at a park during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
Hindu women worship the Sun god in a pool at a park during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
Hindu women worship the Sun god in a pool at a park during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
A Hindu woman worships the Sun god as she stands amidst the foam covering the polluted Yamuna river during the Hindu religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
A Hindu woman worships the Sun god as she stands amidst the foam covering the polluted Yamuna river during the Hindu religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
Hindu women worship the Sun god in a pool at a park during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
Hindu women worship the Sun god in a pool at a park during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
Hindu women worship the Sun god while standing in an artificial pond during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)
Hindu women worship the Sun god while standing in an artificial pond during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)
Hindu devotees worship the Sun god in the polluted waters of the river Yamuna during the Hindu religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
Hindu devotees worship the Sun god in the polluted waters of the river Yamuna during the Hindu religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
A Hindu couple worships the Sun god as they stand amidst the foam covering the polluted Yamuna river during the Hindu religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
A Hindu couple worships the Sun god as they stand amidst the foam covering the polluted Yamuna river during the Hindu religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
Hindu devotees worship the Sun god as they stand amidst the foam covering the polluted Yamuna river during the Hindu religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
Hindu devotees worship the Sun god as they stand amidst the foam covering the polluted Yamuna river during the Hindu religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
A woman takes a dip in an artificial pond before she worships the Sun god during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)
A woman takes a dip in an artificial pond before she worships the Sun god during the religious festival of Chhath Puja in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)
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first published: Nov 11, 2021 01:46 pm

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