Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma offers prayers at Pandu Ghat on occasion of Chhath Puja


Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took part in rituals and festivities of the Chhath Puja in Guwahati’s Pandu Ghat on Monday morning.

Taking to Twitter, CM Sarma wrote, “Felt blessed to have visited Pandu Port Ghat on the bank of Brahmaputra & spend time with devotees of Chhath Maiyya.”

“It was really a divine feeling to be flanked by the devout performing #ChhathPuja. Prayed to Chhath Maiya for joy, peace & prosperity for all”, he added.

Meanwhile, he also shared a video of him doing rituals on the bank of river Bharmputra and met with the devotees present at the Chhath celebrations.

The celebration of worshiping the Sun and Chhathi Maiya is observed with strict planning. However, this year, the Chhath festival began on Friday with Nahay Khay (Chaturthi) when devotees take a holy dip.