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Chhath is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival historically native to the Madhesh province and Mithila region of Nepal and Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh states of India.The Chhath Puja is dedicated to the Sun and his wife Usha in order to thank them for bestowing the bounties of life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes. They offer food like Banana, coconut and other things to Lord Sun and float the food in the river.

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Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: kolkata, India
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
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