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Chhath Puja 2022: Devotees perform first ‘argha’ to the setting Sun| Photos

Updated On Oct 30, 2022 10:12 PM IST

After two years of restrictions due to Covid-19, hundreds of people offered their prayers to the setting sun on the auspicious occasion of “Chhath”.

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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath addresses the gathering during Chhath puja festival in Lucknow on Sunday.(Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath addresses the gathering during Chhath puja festival in Lucknow on Sunday.(Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times)

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Devotees are seen performing rituals inside an artificial pond created by the Delhi government for Chhath Puja in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees are seen performing rituals inside an artificial pond created by the Delhi government for Chhath Puja in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

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Devotees offer prayers during Chhath puja in Lucknow.( Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees offer prayers during Chhath puja in Lucknow.( Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times)

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With a belief that sunlight has cures for various diseases and conditions, devotees take a dip in the holy river for medicinal and spiritual benefits.(Praveen Kumar/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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With a belief that sunlight has cures for various diseases and conditions, devotees take a dip in the holy river for medicinal and spiritual benefits.(Praveen Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

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The first day of Chhath is known as Kaddu Bhaat or Nahai Khai.(Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The first day of Chhath is known as Kaddu Bhaat or Nahai Khai.(Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times)

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On the first day the parvaitin (the main worshiper who observes fast) cooks the Satvik Kaddu Bhaat along with pulses, and serves it as a bhog to the deity in the afternoon. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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On the first day the parvaitin (the main worshiper who observes fast) cooks the Satvik Kaddu Bhaat along with pulses, and serves it as a bhog to the deity in the afternoon. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

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 The second day of Chhath is known as Kharana. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The second day of Chhath is known as Kharana. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

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Deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak along with devotees office Chhath puja on the banks of the Gomti river in Lucknow.( Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak along with devotees office Chhath puja on the banks of the Gomti river in Lucknow.( Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times)

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 On the second day, the parvaitin cooks roti and rice kheer and serves it as a bhog to the 'Chandradevta' (Moon God). (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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On the second day, the parvaitin cooks roti and rice kheer and serves it as a bhog to the 'Chandradevta' (Moon God). (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

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Devotees perform rituals in the Yamuna River at Kalindi Kunj on the occasion of Chhath puja, in Noida. (Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees perform rituals in the Yamuna River at Kalindi Kunj on the occasion of Chhath puja, in Noida. (Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times)

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A top shot of crowds on the banks of the Yamuna, Kalindi Kunj, Noida.(Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A top shot of crowds on the banks of the Yamuna, Kalindi Kunj, Noida.(Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times)

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As per the National Green Tribunal (NGT) laws, no offerings are allowed to be immersed in the Yamuna river during the festivities. (Kalindi Kunj, Noida)(Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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As per the National Green Tribunal (NGT) laws, no offerings are allowed to be immersed in the Yamuna river during the festivities. (Kalindi Kunj, Noida)(Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his "Mann Ki Baat" radio address on Sunday said the Chhath puja is a great example of 'Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat'. (Noida)(Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his "Mann Ki Baat" radio address on Sunday said the Chhath puja is a great example of 'Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat'. (Noida)(Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times)

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A pandal on the banks of the Yamuna river, Kalindi Kunj, Noida, on the third day of Chhath puja. (Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A pandal on the banks of the Yamuna river, Kalindi Kunj, Noida, on the third day of Chhath puja. (Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times)

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The four-day festival started on Friday, and the last day of the puja will be celebrated on Monday.(Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The four-day festival started on Friday, and the last day of the puja will be celebrated on Monday.(Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times)

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Chhath is a four-day-long Hindu festival that is performed to seek blessings from the Sun for a healthy, happy, and prosperous life. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Chhath is a four-day-long Hindu festival that is performed to seek blessings from the Sun for a healthy, happy, and prosperous life. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

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It is also known as Surya Shashti, Chhath, Mahaparv, Chhath Parv, Dala Puja, Pratihar, and Dala Chhath. (Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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It is also known as Surya Shashti, Chhath, Mahaparv, Chhath Parv, Dala Puja, Pratihar, and Dala Chhath. (Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times)

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A woman praying during the Chhath puja in Noida.(Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A woman praying during the Chhath puja in Noida.(Sunil Ghosh/ Hindustan Times)

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