Indian Americans In NY, NJ Throng Waterfronts For Chhath
NEW YORK, NY (ANI) – Hundreds of people in New Jersey and New York flocked to waterfronts as they celebrated the auspicious festival of Chhath on November 19.
Notably, they flocked to the waterfronts to celebrate Chhath Pooja at Papaianni Park, Edison, New Jersey.
Flower decorations were seen at the park, where women decked in Indian attire carried out the traditional rituals.
The Chhath Pooja is a festival dedicated to the sun that sees devotees worshipping and making offerings to the setting and rising sun. On November 20 morning, the fasting devotees would make offerings to the rising sun and break the fast.
Meanwhile, devotees from Nepla also thronged to nearby holy water bodies, offering Arghya to Lord Sun as they prepared to stay awake for the whole night as the arduous fasting of Chhath entered the third day.