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Karva Chauth, occasion of women fasting for longevity for her husband

Today in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat, religious ceremony of Karva Chauth was celebrated by a group of married women. Karva Chauth includes Khani Puja and Chand Puja.

Traditionally, Karva Chauth, is a one day festival celebrated by married Hindu women in North India in who observe fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands. The fast is traditionally observed in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, parts of Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh,Gujarat , Maharashtra , Haryana, and Punjab. The festival falls on the fourth day after the full moon, in the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Kartik. Sometimes, unmarried women observe the fast for their fiancés or desired husbands.