Hindu Devotees Celebrate Chhath Puja Festival


27th October 2017

26 OCTOBER: MUMBAI, INDIA – Devotees offer prayers near Durgadi Ganesh Ghat at Kalyan during the sunset to mark Chhath Puja festival in Mumbai, India. Thousands of devotees celebrating Chhath Puja gathered on the banks of the river, lakes and canals to pay respect to the Sun God on the third day of the festival. Chhath Puja is a major festival of Bihar, which is performed in order to thank the Sun for sustaining life on earth.

(Photo credit: Rishikesh Choudhary/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)


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