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Bihar: Tension in Katihar district after Islamist mob desecrate, vandalise Chhath Puja ghat

One local person informed that the son-in-law of a local Islamic cleric was involved in the disruption of Chhath Puja festivities

Uttar Pradesh: Tension after a group declares Chhath Puja land as Kabristan in Ballia, police says situation under control

Reportedly, a village resident named Tausif had called for a ban on the Chhath puja celebrations by claiming that the land is a graveyard.

Jharkhand: After participating in ‘Urs’ at Hazrat Qutubuddin Dargah to seek ‘dua’, CM Hemant Soren bans Chhath Puja festivities in water bodies

Hemant Soren and his Jharkhand Govt has banned Chhat Puja celebrations in water bodies and banned firecrackers as well.

Delhi Government bans Chhath Puja in public places including riverbanks and temples

The people have been asked to perform Chhath rituals at homes and rooftops following social distancing norms.

Bengal: Calcutta HC bans processions and gatherings for Chhath Puja, only 2 per family allowed around water bodies

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday ordered a ban on Chhath Puja processions and directed the state government to enforce a strict ban on fireworks during the upcoming festivities

Jharkhand: Tearing up of Lord Hanuman flag at Chhath ghat sparks off communal tension, 3 Muslim youth arrested

Communal tensions in the region flared up when Salamat, Izamul, Ansari and others pulled up and rip up the flag of Lord Hanuman from Chhath Ghat

Bihar: People object to ‘Muslim community’ named as mischief makers in Chhath Puja notification, DM says, we say it as it is

Madhepura district magistrate had issued an alert ahead of Chhath Puja, warning local administration and police against attempts made by 'mischievous elements of Muslim community' to breach communal harmony.

Chhath Puja in Bihar: Offering gratitude to the Sun God and his energy that makes life on earth possible

Celebrated mainly in Bihar and Jharkhand, Chhath Puja is a four-day-long festival worshipping the Sun God and his two consorts, Usha and Pratyusha.

The Mahaparva of Chhat Puja: Here is what it means

History of the Chhath or Sun worship goes back to the Ramayana period when Mata Sita had performed the Chhath with fasting and sun worship.

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