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Every day dozens of people meet in the ghat (riverfront steps leading to the banks of River Ganga) to celebrate the puja. A puja is prayer ritual performed by Hindus to host, honour and worship one or more deities, or to spiritually celebrate an event.

TAGS: Ghats, India, People, Puja, Steps, Varanasi

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