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Gaurighat decorated for Chhath [Photos]

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KATHMANDU: NOV. 10 – Especially in the Terai region, the festival of Hindus, which is celebrated with joy, has started in the bright valley of Chhath. On the evening of Kartik Shukla Shashti, the Chhath festival is celebrated by offering argha to the sunset.

This festival is celebrated especially in the Mithilanchal region.

On the main day of the festival, on the date of Kartik Shukla Shashti, one goes on a fast and in the evening goes to the holy reservoir and pays homage to the setting sun. Similarly, it is customary to conclude this festival by offering argha to the rising sun on the morning of the seventh day.