Chhath Puja 2020 News
On the last day of Chhath Puja today, people across the country offered their morning prayers to the rising sun. While many chose to stay back home to offer the 'doosra arghya' to the rising sun from temporary water bodies, made specifically for the festival inside their campuses, a large number of people across Jharkhand`s Ranchi, Bihar's Patna and Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, Varanasi and Gorakhpur stuck to the traditional practice of offering prayers at river ghats.
The video originally posted on YouTube by Shila Devi Films (SDF) on November 14, 2020, has once again found its way to people’s hearts as many observe Shashthi today. Seth’s dulcet tones in Maithili gives us a glimpse into this widely significant festival celebrated predominantly in Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh, and the Madhesh (southern) region of Nepal.