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Honour religious sentiments of people, lift the ban on Chhath Puja at public places amid Covid19: Gupta’s plea to Delhi govt

Honour religious sentiments of people, lift the ban on Chhath Puja at public places: Gupta to Delhi govt

Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta on Friday asked the Arvind Kejriwal government to respect the strict conclusions of individuals and lift the boycott forced on performing Chhath Puja at public spots and waterway banks. 

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Gupta’s declaration comes after the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Tuesday, trained authorities to guarantee that Chhath Puja this year isn’t performed at public spots, riverbanks, and sanctuaries in Delhi in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Delhi’s government restricted Chhath to conceal its disappointments in getting ready for it. Gupta charged and addressed how might individuals living in little houses commend the celebration. 

“The Kejriwal government ought to promptly lift the restriction on Chhath Puja (at public spots) respecting the strict suppositions of individuals and issue a request for it,” he said at a question and answer session. 

No response was promptly accessible from the Aam Aadmi Party on the issue. 

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Gupta said 1,068 ghats are enlisted by the Delhi government where Chhath Puja is held, yet it didn’t make any arrangements for the celebration and forced a restriction on it out of nowhere. 

“Individuals love Sun God at waterway ghats, lakes and other water bodies on Chhath celebration. In what capacity will individuals who live in little leased facilities praise the celebration,” he addressed. 

Delhi BJP general secretary Dinesh Pratap Singh declared that his gathering wouldn’t permit any foul play with Purvanchalis and requested that the public authority permit the festival of Chhath Puja by giving rules. 

He said BJP pioneers would meet Lt Governor Anil Baijal over the issue if necessary. 

The Chhath Puja is praised in Delhi amazingly by the locals of Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh. 

The two-day celebration, falling on November 20-21 this year, includes loving the Sun God at a water body like a waterway, lake, or tank. 

Chatt Puja: Significance, History, and why it is praised 

Chhath Puja is a deep-rooted Hindu celebration which is committed to Lord Surya (Sun God) and Chhathi Maiya, who is known to be the sister of Lord Surya. 

This celebration is remarkable to the conditions of Bihar, Jharkhand, Eastern Uttar Pradesh, and the nation of Nepal. It’s the main celebration that is committed to Lord Surya, who should be the wellspring, everything being equal. The God of light, life power, and energy are revered to advance people’s prosperity, improvement, and flourishing. 

Devotees offer their thanks towards Lord Surya and perform significant ceremonies over for a range of four days. Individuals who notice the quickness during this celebration are called Vrati. 

In both Nepali and Hindi dialects, the word Chhath implies six. What’s more, subsequently, this celebration is praised on the 6th day of the period of Karthika. Thusly, the celebration is named Chhath. 


A few legends clarify in detail the beginning of Chhath Puja. It is accepted that in old occasions, Draupadi and the Pandavas of Hastinapur used to observe Chhath to unravel their issues and add their lost realm once more. A couple of mantras from the Rig Veda writings are recited by admirers while offering petitions to the Sun. 

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As indicated by another scholar, Chhath Puja was first performed by Karna, who is viewed as a posterity of Lord Surya and Kunti. He administered over the Anga Desh, the current Bhagalpur in Bihar, during Mahabharata’s age. 

According to ancient scholars, Chhath Puja is being performed from the Early Vedic Period. The legend has it that the sages of that period used to play out the puja by presenting themselves to guide daylight to pick up energy from the beams of the Sun and didn’t burn-through any eatables.

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