Chhath Puja is celebrated with utmost fervor in Hyderabad at Tank Bund (Hussainsagar lake) and Karmanghat Hanuman Temple on 29 October 2014.
Chhath Puja is a famous festival dedicated to Lord Surya Bhagavan in Bihar and Jharkhand and other North Indian states. In the night on 29th October, Surya Puja was performed at these places by the North Indian women.
This program at Karmanghat Temple was conducted by ‘Uttara Bharat Nagarik Sangh’. Chhath Puja at this venue are performed from Pratipada to Sashti in Karthik Month.
Women observed fast during the day and offered special pujas at the temples in the evening. They offered special food offerings like sugarcane and sweets and offered pujas to Goddess Ganga and Surya Deva.