Several States celebrate Chhath Puja today
Several states, especially Bihar celebrate Chhath Puja, the festival dedicated to the God of Sun for supporting life on earth and ensuring prosperity and happiness in life.
On Sunday evening lakhs of devotees will offer oblations to the setting sun. The festival is being celebrated on the sixth day of traditional Kartik month.
Decorations for the celebrations are being done on various boulevards and ghats along various rivers, ponds and water reservoirs.
Sun temple at Deo in Aurangabad, Barkagao in Nalanda and Ular Sun temple in Patna district have seen a huge gathering of people for making special offerings to the Sun.
At the same time, special arrangements have been made in several prisons for inmates who want to perform the puja. The celebrations will conclude tomorrow after the pujas being offered to the rising sun