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Chhath Being Celebrated Today

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Hindu devotees offer prayers to the Sun god during the Hindu religious festival "Chhat Puja" in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh November 1, 2011. Hindu devotees worship the Sun god and fast all day for the betterment of their family and society during the festival. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)

Kathmandu, November 13, 2018: One of the biggest festival of Hindu, Chhath is being celebrated today nationwide. This is the festival of purity, faith and good dedicated to Sun which is observed for four days.

Devotees celebrate the festival around the ponds, lakes and rivers and offer arghya to the setting sun today evening till giving argha to next sunrise in the morning. They also dip into the holy rivers by fasting whole day.

Deliciacies like Thakuwa and rice pudding are prepared on this occasion.