Devotees wish for the end of the COVID-19 pandemic as they worship the Sun god to conclude the Chhath festival

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Devotees thronged Teku Dovan in Kathmandu to observe the Chhath festival on Friday evening.

Chhath festival being observed today

November 20, 2020 12:30 pm

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 19: The festival of purity, goodwill and faith, Chhath is being observed with high regard and much fanfare on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended her best wishes to all Nepalis sisters and brothers at home and abroad on the occasion of the Chhath festival that is being celebrated today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The Chhath festival began on Wednesday. The four-day-long festival is being celebrated mainly by Hindus in the Terai/Madhesh region of Nepal. People from Terai region are observing Chhath festival in various parts of the Kathmandu Valley including Ranipokhari, Gaurighat, Kupandole.

Chhath concludes with fanfare

November 3, 2019 12:24 pm

DHANUSA, Nov 3: Chhath festival has concluded today. The festival begins four days after the Tihar festival. The festival begins on Chaturdashi, and concludes by offering argha to the setting sun on Shashti and to the rising sun on Saptami.

DHANUSA, Nov 2: Bananas worth Rs 10 million have been imported to Janakpur for Chhath festival, the biggest festival of people living in the tarai region.

JANAKPURDHAM, Oct 30: The rituals associated with the Chhath festival are commencing from Thursday.

RAUTAHAT, Nov 14: Devotees observed the Chhath festival by making offerings to the setting sun on Tuesday. The festival of goodwill and faith will come to an end after they make the final offering on Wednesday morning.