Chhath celebrated under the spectre of COVID-19
Chhath prayers in Patna
Devotees offer prayers to God Sun after taking bath in the holy Ganga river on the occasion of the Chhath Puja festival in Patna.
Women apply vermillion to each other at the bank of Ganga river during the pooja on the occasion of the Chhath Puja festival, in Patna.
Sanitizing an artificial pond
Kolkata Municipal Corporation(KMC) workers wear PPE suit sanitize and fill water in an artificial pond made for 'Chhath Puja, to avoid gathering at Ganga ghat to prevent the spread of coronavirus, in Kolkata.
Chhath festival in Patna
Devotees prepare to take a dip in the River Ganga on the occasion of 'Chhath' festival in Patna.
Chhath Puja in West Bengal
A farmer transports banana bunches to a wholesale fruits market, during Chhath Puja in Nadia, West Bengal.
Protest in New Delhi
Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party Purvanchal Morcha workers stage a protest against the ban on 'Chhath Puja' events, at ITO Yamuna Ghat in New Delhi.