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Thousands of Hindus celebrate Chhath Puja festival in Nepal

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Kathmandu, Nov 21 (EFE/EPA).- Thousands of Hindu devotees on Saturday took a dip in the Bagmati River in a ritual dedicated to Surya, the Sun God, and prayed for prosperity and well-being to celebrate the "Chhath Puja" festival.Chhath Puja is an ancient Hindu festival, is held on consecutive days at sunrise and sunset to pray for well-being, prosperity and progress from Surya, who is depicted surrounded by seven horses. Hindu devotees were seen carrying bamboo baskets full of offerings such as coconuts, flowers, sugarcane, ginger, turmeric, honey and fruits, into the river. (Camera: NARENDRA SHRESTHA). SHOT LIST: HINDU DEVOTEES CELEBRATE CHHATH PUJA ON THE BANK OF THE BAGMATI RIVER IN KATHMANDU, NEPAL.

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