On Friday evening, on the occasion of Mahaparva Chhath of folk faith, the Vratis conferred the first Arghya to the Asthachalagami Lord Surya. A four-day ritual of Chhath festival will be concluded with the second arghya being given to the rising sun on Saturday morning. After this, the Vratis will pass and distribute the Prasad of Thekua. On Friday evening, the Ganga ghats, ponds, ponds of the countryside along with the capital rose to glory to pay the first offering to the Asthachalagami Sun. On the appeal of the Corona infection and on the appeal of the administration, lakhs of devotees offered Arghya to the sun on the roofs of their houses.
Steps to move towards Ganges Ghats only in the afternoon
Vratis started a 36-hour long fast after Kharna on Thursday. Overnight, the devotees worshiped the sixth maiya. The songs of the sixth maiya were being sung from house to house. In such a situation, when the morning was over, the vratis did not even know. As the day progressed on Friday, the zeal to provide the first Arghya to the Astralagami Sun in the fasts had reached a peak. From 1 o’clock in the afternoon, the steps of the distant vratis started moving towards the Ganga Ghats, parks, ponds and ponds. As soon as evening, the ghats were filled with fasts. The atmosphere of the roofs of the houses was completely emitted.
Vrati was singing the song of Chhath Maiya
The atmosphere of the city was completely devotional. Vrati traditional Chhath songs from Marbau Re Sugwa Dhanush, Chala Chhathi Mai Ke Ghat, O Chhathi Mai, O Hathi Mai, Hum Hai Ihan Pardesh Mein, Iil Chhathi Ke Barat… Kere Chhotai Mathe Supwa, Daurava, Kere Karat Ghat Bharai .. On the wharf of Patna, we are Argiya Debai O Chhath Miya… glass bamboo bahnjiya, bahngi lachkat jaye..hok na surajdev sahay..bahi ki bahngi kahi..baba kanche kanche banswa kata dih phara phrai dih..phatna of patna But Baje Bajanwa..Kelwa j Farele singing the song like Suga Madaraye on the Ghoom to reach the ghats. Came back home singing these songs. All these Sixth Maiya songs were playing on DJs and loudspeakers across the city.
Fuku’s fragrance was smelling in Fiza
The sixth maiya is offered thekua. In such a situation, the offerings of thekua were made in the house by the vratis by burning clay stove and mango wood from Friday morning. Due to making Thekua in Desi Ghee, the fragrance of Thekua was blossoming in the city.
Fireworks became fierce with the music
Go and return to the Ganges Ghats and during the first arghya to the Asthachalagami Sun at different places. Vratis were hitting the thorns to the seductive tune of the instrument. During the offering of arghya, fireworks were also made on the roofs of various ghats, ponds and houses.
Police and officers are ready
The police were completely on alert in view of the mass of faith in the ghats to offer the sun to Asatchalgami. Sensitive ghats were investigated by the dog squad and bomb disposal squad. Divisional Commissioner, DM Kumar Ravi, IG Range Sanjay Kumar, SSP Upendra Sharma inspected the security and law and order of the city and ghats along with Lashkar. During this period, the administration was appealing for social distancing to hand sanitize, wear masks and at least get people to the ghat to avoid corona infection. To prevent accidents like drowning, the team of NDRF, SDRF was patrolling in the Ganges. From the 103 watch towers built on the ghats, the police were closely watching the suspects etc. The DM and SSP directed the police to remain alert overnight.
Second Argh: Second Arghya will give fast to the rising sun from 6.09 am on Saturday