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PM Modi, Nitish Kumar Take To Twitter To Share Chhath Puja Greetings

The Hindu festival of 'Chhath Puja' is celebrated with particular fervour in Bihar and parts of Uttar Pradesh. 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Chhath Puja.

In a tweet, he noted that the festival is dedicated to worshipping the sun and nature, as he extended these greetings on this auspicious occasion. 

Crores of devotees will worship the setting sun this evening, and the rising sun on Monday morning. 

This festival is celebrated with particular fervour in Bihar and parts of Uttar Pradesh. 

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also took to Twitter earlier and shared Chhat greetings.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath wished state residents as well. "Hearty congratulations and best wishes to all the people of the state and devotees on the 'Chhath', the great festival of worship of Lord Surya!", he wrote on the microblogging site.

(With inputs from PTI)

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