Nagpurians celebrated Sakat Chauth at â€˜Shri Ganesh Mandir Tekdi, which was beautifully decorated with floral garlands and flowers to celebrate the occasion.
On this day women observe a day long fast for good health and prosperity of their family. Devotees celebrated the festival with reverence and enthusiasm.
Photos by Chandrakant PaddhaneOn this occasion, 1100 kg Revadi was distributed among the devotees as prasad. Thousands of devotees of Vidarbha, including the city visited the temple. Special arrangements were made for the devotees to have a peaceful darshan.Observed on Krishna Paksha Chaturthi or the fourth day of Krishna Paksha of the month of Magh, Sakat Chauth is mostly observed in the northern states of India and is dedicated to Goddess Sakat.
Sakat Chauth is also known as Sankat Chauth, Til-Kuta Chauth, Vakra-Tundi Chaturthi, Maghi Chauth, and Sankashti Chaturthi.