November 20: The Chhath festival has concluded after offering worships to the rising Sun in entire Mithila region, including Mahottari this morning (Monday).
Devotees offered curd to the rising Sun on Monday, the fourth day of the festival, from the banks of rivers and ponds especially in the Mithila region as well as other places across the country to mark the end of the festivities.
This festival is mainly observed in the Mithila region including Mahottari, Dhanusha, Siraha, Saptari, Sunsari, Morang, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Bara and Parsa.
The main feature of this festival is to increase human beings’ interest in truth and non-violence and encourage them to remain sympathetic to all living creatures.
The rising and setting suns are worshipped with devotion during the festival.
Chhath is a festival of goodwill, faith, and social harmony as people from all backgrounds come together in a common place to offer worship to the Sun God. It is widely believed that appeasing the Sun God brings happiness, prosperity, well-being, and longevity to family members. -- RSS