fasting worship in the canal
The splendor of the Chhath Ghats of Saharanpur was being made on Wednesday evening. Putting a basket on the head, the women of Purvanchal, who came dressed in sixteen makeup, worshiped Chhath Maiya. Everyone performed a yajna on the altar and offered arghya to the setting sun and wished to fulfill their wish. There was great enthusiasm among the people of Purvanchal origin regarding Chhath Puja. Everyone had fasted.
crowd on the ghats
Devotees bathe in the canal by paying tribute
On Wednesday evening, after paying homage to the setting sun, everyone took a bath in the canal, while they wished for happiness and prosperity. The fasting women who have been fasting for two days reached the venue and offered special worship to Chhath Maiya. People from local societies, religious, social workers and political parties were invited along with the people of Purvanchal. In the program, the atmosphere became devotional with Bhojpuri bhajans. People coming here congratulate each other on Chhath festival.
Women standing in canal worship Chhath Maiya
Ghat resonated with the chants of Chhath Maiya
In order to worship Chhath Maiya, someone reached Chhath Ghat while worshiping, carrying worship items and a basket of prasad on his head for Chhath Puja. After reaching the venue, people chanted Chhath Maiya. For the Chhath festival, security was imposed on the duty of policemen at many places. Made to offer Arghya, the devotees went to the water of the temporary Chhath Ghat an hour before and stood in the water according to their resolution and sought blessings from the mother. After this, at 5.15 o’clock, offered Arghya to Surya Astanchal. After this cultural programs were organized on all Bhojpuri folk songs.