'Leaders have problems, not people' with low-key Chhath celebrations: Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar

A ban on public Chhath Puja celebrations and lockdown has been imposed in the state till November 30 because of the spike in COVID-19 cases.

published on : 20th November 2020

'Celebrate keeping COVID-19 in mind': President Kovind greets citizens on eve of Chhath Puja

On Chhath Puja, there has been a tradition of people worshipping the sun God and also offering reverence and gratitude to mother nature

published on : 19th November 2020

Calcutta HC turns down Bengal govt plea, no Chhath Puja rituals at Subhas Sarobar

The court had earlier disallowed Chhath Puja ceremonies at the sprawling lake in addition to upholding a ban on such activities at Rabindra Sarobar, another waterbody in south Kolkata.

published on : 19th November 2020

'Celebrate 'Chhath' in simple manner': Anil Deshmukh to citizens

The 'Chhath' festival, dedicated to the Sun god, will be celebrated on Friday and Saturday by people who originally hail from north India.

published on : 19th November 2020

Patna administration announces free Ganga water for Chhatha pooja devotees to control COVID-19

According to a rough estimate, more than 5 lakhs of devotees alone perform the Chhatha festival in Patna besides other suburban areas.

published on : 19th November 2020

Senior BJP leaders missing at Chhath protest in Delhi

The agitation was led by the general secretary of Delhi BJP Dinesh Pratap Singh and its Purvanchal Morcha president Kaushal Mishra.

published on : 19th November 2020

HC refuses to grant permission for Chhath Puja celebration at public places due to COVID-19

The high court dismissed a petition challenging the order of chairman of DDMA not to allow any gathering in public places for Chhath Puja on November 20.

published on : 18th November 2020

Chhath Puja: Yogi government urges people to celebrate at home, follow COVID protocol

However, the government said that arrangements will be made by the local administration at the traditional spots near rivers/ponds for the puja.

published on : 18th November 2020

BJP protests against Chhath Puja 'ban' in Delhi

The Chhath Puja celebrations will begin on the evening of November 20 and continue till the next morning.

published on : 18th November 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Himachal Pradesh tally crosses 31,000-mark with 661 fresh cases

Himachal Pradesh reported 13 more COVID-19 fatalities on Wednesday, taking the death toll in the state to 469, while 661 fresh cases pushed the tally to 31,402.

published on : 18th November 2020

Delhi BJP protests against Chhath ban; calls Kejriwal 'anti-Purvanchali'

Representatives of Chhath Puja committees and hundreds of Purvanchalis also took part in the protest, said Delhi BJP media cell head Navin Kumar.

published on : 17th November 2020

Purvanchal Nav Nirman Sangathan protest in Delhi over Chhath Puja ban in public

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in an order last week had directed officials to ensure that Chhath Puja is not performed at river banks, temples and other public places.

published on : 17th November 2020

Jharkhand Chhath Puja ban: BJP says 'will offer prayers even if we get police batons'

State BJP chief Deepak Prakash warned the government that people will take to the streets if the decision is not rolled back.

published on : 16th November 2020

Jharkhand bans Chhath puja near water bodies due to COVID-19

Chhath puja is mainly observed by the people of Bihar, Jharkhand and bordering areas in Uttar Pradesh, and it will be celebrated on November 20.

published on : 16th November 2020

Delhi government bans Chhath Puja celebrations at ghats to contain COVID-19 spread

The COVID-19 cases have rapidly increased in national capital and touched a new peak by crossing 8,000 positive cases in the past 24 hours.

published on : 12th November 2020
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