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Pitra Paksha: Devotees take holy dip in Hoogly river on 'Mahalaya Amavas' [Video]

Pitra Paksha: Devotees take holy dip in Hoogly river on 'Mahalaya Amavas'

People in large numbers took holy dip in Hoogly River on 'Mahalaya Amavas' in Kolkata on September 17. Hindu devotees performed rituals and paid homage to their ancestors for salvation of departed..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:30Published

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Ayushmann Khurrana charms fans as he wishes Shubho Mahalaya in Bangla language

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Social distancing norms violated in various parts in country on Mahalaya


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West Bengal: No masks and no social distancing as people offer ‘tarpan’ on Mahalaya


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Won’t allow Covid to dampen Puja spirit: Mamata Banerjee takes Mahalaya pledge


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TMC begins Durga Puja preparations with Mahalaya pledge of serving COVID-19 affected

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Beaches and rivers deserted

‘Mahalaya Amavasya’ rituals, which would usually be performed along the Tamirabharani and on the beach in memory of ancestors, were not held this tim
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Shubho Mahalaya 2020: Ayushmann Khurrana wishes Bengalis in his unique style

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Shubho Mahalaya 2020: Ayushmann Khurrana extends wishes, says 'asha kori apnara sobai bhalo aachen'

Ayushmann Khurrana, who had learnt Bengali while prepping for 'Meri Pyaari Bindu', charmingly used Bengali to wish the folks.
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Celebs extend heartfelt wishes on Mahalaya

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Tripura CM performs 'puja' at Mata Tripurasundari Temple on Mahalaya, PM Modi's birthday


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Shubho Mahalaya 2020: Here's why Bengalis listen to Birendra Krishna Bhadra's recital of Mahishasura Mardini

Every Bengali household wakes up at 4 am in the morning, tunes into the radio to listen to the recital of Mahishasura Mardini by Birendra Krishna Bhadra on the occasion of Mahalaya.
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PM Modi wishes happiness, good health to everyone on Mahalaya


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Shubho Mahalaya 2020: Amitabh Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Mouni Roy and others welcome goddess!

Several Bollywood celebrities such as Amitabh Bachchan, Bipasha Basu and Mouni Roy thronged social media to welcome the goddess and greeted fans as well. 
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Mahalaya revives memories of the good old radio in Kolkata

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District administration outwitted?

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Mahalaya Amavasya 2020: Dip at holy Ganga banned for public in view of COVID-19

Devotees will not be allowed to take a holy dip at the Ganges on Har Ki Pauri on the occasion of Mahalaya Amavasya on September 17 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the district administration said on..
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