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My India. Chhath Pooja

The famous Indian writer Siddharth Katragadda once said: "The greatness of a culture is determined by its festivals". India is judged by this very criterion. A large number of festivals are celebrated here throughout the year, from harvest festivals to those dedicated to gods or goddesses.

In the new episode of "My India" you will learn all about the Chhath Festival, which is celebrated all over the country with great joy.

Chhath-pooja originates from ancient Vedic times and is ranked among the national holidays. The holiday is dedicated to the Sun God Surya and his wives Ushe and Sandhya.

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