Patna :The four day Chhath festival ended on Thursday with millions of devotees offering ‘Araghya’ to the rising sun in Bihar.
Millions of the people thronged on the banks of the Ganga river in Patna besides other rivers across the state where devotees offered ‘Araghya’ to the rising Sun, marking the end of the four day Chhath festival. Devotees were also seen spending whole night on the banks of Ganga river and other rivers to offer ‘Araghya’ to rising Sun.
Adequate security arrangements were made to ensure hassle free celebration of Chhath festival. Jawans of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) were deployed in Holy Ganga and other rivers to rescue people in case of an emergency.
Family members of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar observed Chhath festival at one Anne Marg, the official residence of CM. Mr Kumar, they offered ‘Aragahya’ to rising Sun along with his other family members and friends.