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Hindu community's Chhath Puja begins in Ishwardi

Published : Sunday, 19 November, 2023 at 6:57 PM  Count : 340

Hindu community's Chhath Puja begins in Ishwardi

Hindu community's Chhath Puja begins in Ishwardi

Chhat Puja or Surya Puja of the Hindu community started from Sunday afternoon in Pabna's Ishwardi upazila by offering 'Arghya' to Chhat and Suryadev.

On this occasion, on Sunday afternoon, about 500 Hindu men and women started this Puja in a pond of the upazila parishad. Surya Puja begins with offering 'Arghya' by women to the goddess by standing in the water till sunset to please the goddess and fulfill desires.

The Puja will end on Thursday morning similarly by standing in the water at sunrise.

Sunil Chakrabarty, secretary of Ishwardi Upazila Puja Celebration Parishad, said to satisfy the deity and fulfill their desires, women put fruits and lamps on different pots and went down into the pond water and prayed to the sun.


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