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In Pictures: Chhath celebrated in Gaurighat


Nepalnews
2021 Nov 11, 6:58, Kathmandu

The main day of Chhath was celebrated on Wednesday evening by offering arghya to the setting sun.

Chhath festival is dedicated to the Sun God and ancient Vedic Goddess for one's good health, well-being and prosperity.

This festival, which is celebrated from Kartik Shukla Chaturthi to Saptami, was started on Monday.

Here are some glimpses of devotees offering prayers in Gaurighat, Kathmandu on November 11, 2021.

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari Inaugurating the Chhath event in Gaurighat, Kathmandu on l on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews
President Bidhya Devi Bhandari Inaugurating the Chhath event in Gaurighat, Kathmandu on l on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews
Security personnel controlling the crowd of devotees at Gaurighat, Kathmandu on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews
Security personnel controlling the crowd of devotees at Gaurighat, Kathmandu on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews
Devotee performing prayers in Gaurighat, Kathmandu on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.
Devotee performing prayers in Gaurighat, Kathmandu on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.
Women offering prayers to the setting sun during the Chhath festival on the Bagmati riverbanks in Kathmandu, Nepal on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews
Women offering prayers to the setting sun during the Chhath festival on the Bagmati riverbanks in Kathmandu, Nepal on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews
Devotees lighting fireworks during prayer in Gaurighat, Kathmandu.
Devotees lighting fireworks during prayer in Gaurighat, Kathmandu.

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