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CHOROK FESTIVAL

Devotees are getting preparation to set the Chorok Tree .Charak Puja (Devotion to God) is an ancient Hindu religious and folk festival of Southern Belt of Bangladesh and West Bengal (India). On this day devotees penetrate themselves with sharp weapon and hook and hang themselves by Chorok Tree as they believe it will carry prosperity by eliminating the sorrow and sufferings of the previous year.

TAGS: Bangladesh, Devotion, Folk

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Sylhet, Bangladesh
Member since 2014
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© Md Rafayat Haque Khan.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2015
Total Views: 153
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: July 2, 2015, 7:03 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D300
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO200
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