Chhath Puja, the festival dedicated to the Sun God for supporting life on earth and ensuring prosperity and happiness in life, is being celebrated in several states, especially in Bihar today.
Devotees will pay oblations to the setting sun on Sunday evening. This Puja is celebrated on the sixth day of Kartik month.
Ghats along various rivers, ponds and water reservoirs have been decorated for the day. A large number of people gathered at the sun temple at Deo in Aurangabad, Barkagao in Nalanda and Ular Sun temple in Patna district to make special offerings to the Sun God.
Meanwhile, arrangements have also been made in several prisons for those inmates who perform the puja.
The celebrations will conclude tomorrow following oblations to the rising sun.