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Chhath Puja

How Did Pankaj Tiwari Become Pankaj Tripathi Long Before He Dreamt Of Being An Actor?

How Did Pankaj Tiwari Become Pankaj Tripathi Long Before He Dreamt Of Being An Actor?

Pankaj was drawn to acting in his village where at least one member of each family used to participate in the annual play during the Chhath festival.

03 May 2022
Chhath Puja Celebrated In US By Indian-Americans

Chhath Puja Celebrated In US By Indian-Americans

The hundreds of Indian-Americans flocked to river banks, lakes and makeshift water bodies across the US to celebrate Chhath Puja.

12 November 2021

Yamuna Pollution Row: Detergents Cause Froth, Govt Must Have Will To Act, Says Conservation Activist

As the Yamuna river fills with froth yet again, Manoj Misra, convener of the ‘Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan’, speaks to Outlook about the road map for a clean river...

Environment Protection, Discipline And Freedom From Diseases: PM Modi Greets People On Chhath Festival

Environment Protection, Discipline And Freedom From Diseases: PM Modi Greets People On Chhath Festival

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted an audio message which said that people are reminded of the importance of cleanliness on the festival of Chhath.

10 November 2021

WATCH | Patna Diaries: Chhath Puja Traditions Over Time

Follow the diverse celebrations in Bihar where Chhath Puja - a composite culture, a shared festival and faith that is unbound and unshackled - comes to life.

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07 November 2021
Explainer | Why AAP And BJP Are Fighting Over Chhath Puja In Delhi

Explainer | Why AAP And BJP Are Fighting Over Chhath Puja In Delhi

At the centre of the BJP Vs AAP politics over Chhath Puja in Delhi are the Purvanchalis- people belonging to Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh.


14 October 2021
Allow Chhath Puja: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Urges LG

Allow Chhath Puja: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Urges LG

Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Thursday, urged Lieutenant governor Anil Baikal to allow the celebrations of the festival of Chhath Pooja as Covid-19...


21 November 2020
Bengali Ethnic Groups Set Up Vigils, Prevent Chhath Puja In Kolkata’s Lakes

Bengali Ethnic Groups Set Up Vigils, Prevent Chhath Puja In Kolkata’s Lakes

The SC banned devotees from conducting Puja rituals in the city’s Rabindra Sarobar and Subhas Sarobar lakes.


21 November 2020
Chhath Puja 2020: In Pictures

Chhath Puja 2020: In Pictures

Chhath Puja, an ancient Hindu festival, rituals are performed to thank the sun god for sustaining life on earth.


19 November 2020
Calcutta HC Refuses To Allow Chhath Puja Rituals At Subhas Sarobar

Calcutta HC Refuses To Allow Chhath Puja Rituals At Subhas Sarobar

The court had also disallowed Chhath Puja at Rabindra Sarobar


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19 November 2020
People Prepare For Chhath Puja 2020

People Prepare For Chhath Puja 2020

As several state governments have banned celebrating Chhath Puja in public places to avoid crowding due to the Covid pandemic, people prepare for the puja at...


18 November 2020
Organisation Of Poorvanchalis To Host Chhath Puja Online

Organisation Of Poorvanchalis To Host Chhath Puja Online

The organisation, Poorvanchal Gaurav, is hosting the festival online from November 18-20.


18 November 2020
Chhath Puja At Yamuna River Bank In Delhi Amid Covid Scare

Chhath Puja At Yamuna River Bank In Delhi Amid Covid Scare

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in an order last week had directed officials to ensure that Chhath Puja is not performed at river banks, temples...


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