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Karva Chauth
Observed byHindu and Sikh women of North and West India
TypeLate autumn festival
BeginsFourth day of the waning moon fortnight (Krishna paksha) in the month of Kartik
2010 dateOctober 26th
2011 dateOctober 15th
Celebrations1 day
ObservancesFasting by married women
Related toDussehra and Diwali
Karva Chauth (Hindi: करवा चौथ, Punjabi: ਕਰਵਾ ਚੌਥ, Urdu: کروا چوتھ) is an annual one-day festival celebrated by Hindu and some Sikh women in North India and parts of Pakistan in which married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands. The fast is observed in the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Indian Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat. The festival falls on the fourth day after the full moon, in the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Kartik, following the Autumnal Equinox.[citation needed] Sometimes, unmarried women observe the fast for their fiances or desired husbands.
Karwa Chauth is a festival that provides an opportunity for all married women to get close to their in-laws. All married women observes fast that ensures the well-being, prosperity and longevity of their husbands. This Hindu festival has a cultural and social significance and all Indians celebrate this festival with great enthusiasm.
The festival of Karwa Chauth is celebrated mostly by North India. This event is growing bigger with each passing day. In addition to the traditional items such as henna, beauty products and fashionable clothes, the demand of special eateries are also gearing up. Nowadays, Karwa Chauth is more of fun than a serious festival.
Karwa Chauth is an occasion that encourage people to gather and socialize with friends and family, exchange gifts and share home-cooked meals. The gifts exchanged on this occasion reflects joy, splendor, brightness and happiness of a married life.
Henna application is an age old tradition that symbolizes luck and prosperity. Decorating hand and feet by creating intricate designs with henna is one of the most common tradition on all occasion. It is believed that woman who get dark color will get a loads of love and caring from her groom
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