November 20th 2023.
Ujjain: Chhat, the main festival of the people of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, was celebrated with great enthusiasm in Ujjain. On Sunday, many devotees gathered at Vikram Sarovar of Vikram University and Ram Ghat of Kshipra River to offer their prayers. The four-day festival concluded on Monday morning with the offering of Arghya to the rising sun. Thousands of people from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and other states flocked to Kshipra River to celebrate the festival in accordance with the culture of Purvanchal.
On Sunday, devotees offered Arghya to the setting sun and prayed to God for the prosperity and health of their children. About 6,000 people participated in the festival. On Monday morning, worshippers gathered on the bank of Kshipra and offered fruits in soup as part of their worship. This lasted for an hour. Finally, the Mahavrat was concluded by offering milk and water to the rising sun at the Vrati Ghats or on the banks of the pond.
Meanwhile, the Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued a contempt notice to administrative officers regarding the Bhoomi Puja on UEC land for the construction of a Medical College in Ujjain. The court has directed the officers to explain why action should not be taken against them for failing to comply with the court’s order.
[This article has been trending online recently and has been generated with AI. Your feed is customized.]