Chhath Puja is an important festival in Bihar, Jharkhand, and some other regions of North India. Chhath Puja 2017 dates are – October 24, October 25, October 26 and October 27.
Chhath Puja is observed for four days in Kartik month – starts on Kartik Shukla Chaturthi and ends on Kartik Shukla Saptami.
Chhath Nahai Khai date is 24 October 2017 – Chhati Parv Shuru
Chhath Kharna date is 25 October 2017 – Lohanda and Kharna
Chhath Sanjha Argh is on 26 October 2017 – Chhath Puja, Sayam Surya Bhagawan Ko Arghya)
Suryoday Argh Puja date is 27 October 2017 – Usha Arghya, Paarana, Subah ka Arghya
Not only in Bihar, it also observed in other cities like New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Kanpur, etc. where Bihari people live.
Chhath Puja in 2016
Chhath Nahai Khai date is 5 November 2016 (Chhati Parv Shuru)
Chhath Kharna date is 6 November 2016 (Dala Chhati Puja, Surya Shashti)
Chhath Sanjha Argh is on November 6, 2016 (Sayam Surya Bhagawan Ko Arghya)
Suryoday Argh Puja date is November 7 , 2016 (Subah ka Arghya)