The Chhath Puja was celebrated in Kokrajhar, heart of BTAD administration along with rest of the state on Thursday evening that worship and prayer to the Sun Devota (Sun God) at Patharghat along Gaurang River bank.
Thousands of devotees and followers thronged the River bank to offer their worship and prayer to the almighty Sun Devota on the occasion by the evening. The Patharghat along the Gaurang River saw colorful and beautiful with lighting creating festive situation during the celebration. The puja was being organized by Surya Shasti Puja Sah Samaj Kalyan Committee, Kokrajhar.
Prem Chandra Jha,organiser of the celebration said that it is a puja to offer worhsip and prayer Sun Devota,which has been celebrtaing since Maha Bharat era in the country.
Devotees told that the puja has a very significance of praying welfare for life and peace and integration among society. It is a prayer to the almighty Sun Devota, devotees said . Well wishers from different communities thronged the puja venue to witness the celebration . The puja was started on Thursday evening and would be concluded by tomorrow earning morning through prayer and worship to Sun God.