Published On : Fri, Nov 8th, 2013

Evening ‘arghya’ offered to sun god as part of Chhath festival


Nagpur News:  People in large numbers congregated on the lake side of Ambazari for evening ‘arghya’ (offering) to the Sun God on the occasion of Chhath, which is being celebrated here amidst tight security.

The offering is traditionally made before the sunset and many families were seen giving their ‘arghya’ in ponds at their localities.


Various puja committees, most of them having political links, made elaborate arrangements like changing room for women and temporary toilets, putting up tents for devotees wanting to stay overnight, along with provision for food.

Municipal corporations had deployed a large number of people to spruce up the ghat