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Delhi government permits Chhath Puja celebrations - SOPs to be followed

DNA Wednesday, 27 October 2021
The DDMA in its September 30 order had prohibited the celebration of Chhath Puja in public places in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Chhath Chhath Ancient Hindu festival dedicated to the deity Surya and goddess Ṣaṣṭhī

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