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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Prayer for "Chhat" in the river Ganges

The shot depicts women folk are offering prayer in the river Ganges during sunset to the Sun God. A woman who lives in abroad, has come to India to celebrate "Chhat" festival alongwith her relatives and for that she wants to capture some beautiful moments of celebration in her mobile phone. Chhat is one of the popular Hindu festivals practiced by married women in India.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Howrah, India
Camera: NIKON D300S
Copyright: © BISWAJIT PATRA