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Chhath is an ancient Hindu festival historically native to the Indian subcontinent, more specifically, the Indian states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and the Nepalese Autonomous provinces of Koshi, Madhesh and Lumbini. Prayers during Chhath puja are dedicated to the solar deity, Surya, to show gratitude and thankfulness for bestowing the bounties of life on earth and to request that certain wishes be granted.
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Beaten to death at Chhath ghat
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PM Modi greets nation on the occasion of Chhath puja
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Bihar: Over 20 injured as fire breaks out during Chhath Puja in AurangabadBihar: An investigation is underway to identify the cause of the fire.
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West Bengal declares public holidays on November 10 -11 for Chhath Puja
President Kovind extends greetings on eve of Chhath Puja
Delhi's Yamuna river covered in toxic froth amid Chhath Puja week- Know what's causing itVisuals from Chhath Puja celebrations showcased how Delhi's Yamuna river was covered with toxic froth and pollutants.
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After long wait, DDMA okays Chhath
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