We all know that Chhath Puja is a major festival celebrated in Bihar and Jharkhand with great fervor and gaiety. Meanwhile, Chhath Puja has spread in many other cities and states and it is celebrated with equal enthusiasms. Here we have the list of Ghats in these important cities to enjoy the vivacity of Chhat Puja.
1. New Delhi: Delhi swarms in with devotees during the occasion of Chhath Puja. Though the tank of India Gate is the favorite place among the Vraitins, during the festival. There are also other places in the city where one can do the puja:
New Ashok Nagar (New Camp)
Yamuna Bank River
Shyam Ghat near Wazirpur (West)
Geeta Colony Pushta,
ITO Yamuna River Eastern and Western sides and Bhairon Marg,
Other Chhath sites in Delhi are Shalimar Bagh, Ring Road, Haiderpur Canal Keshavpuram and Kondli Canal.
2. Guwahati, Assam: Chhath Puja is Guwahati is held on the banks of river Brahmaputra between Uzaanbazar and Bharalumukh. Other places of worship include Pandu, Choonsali, Maligaon, Birubari, Basistham Jyotikuchi, Narengi, Pathar Quarry, Chandrapur, Sonapur and Azara.
3. Bangalore: Sankey tank is the destination for Chhath here in Bangalore.
4. Kolkata: With a large number of Bihari population in Kolkata, the Hooghly bank is flooded with devotees on the occasion. Babu Ghat is a major destination to witness thousands of devotees but it also has other major ghats for the Puja which includes
Ramkristapur Ghat – Howrah
Telkal Ghat – Howrah
Jagannath Ghat – Kolkata
Rishra – Hooghly
Sreerampur – Hooghly
Champdani – Hooghly
Kakinara – North 24 Pgns
Titagarh – North 24 Pgns
Naihati – North 24 Pgns
Newly constructed Visarjan Ghat