Topic: Chhath Puja
Along with the gentrification, media is inserting religious legends into Chhath's history. The forward march of India's subaltern may just end up as another ritualistic Hindu festival.
The DDMA had prohibited Chhath puja celebrations at public places, including riverbanks, water bodies & temples last month citing the threat posed by the virus.
Deputy Delhi CM Manish Sisodia wrote to Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya seeking separate guidelines for Chhath Puja, after DDMA barred its celebration at public places.
From seeking far out, isolated ponds to making small temporary ones, worshippers in Delhi got creative as they kicked off the four-day Chhath puja Friday.
After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.
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I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.