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Prayer for "Chhat" in the river Ganges

The shot depicts women folk are offering prayer in the river Ganges during sunset to the Sun God. A woman who lives in abroad, has come to India to celebrate "Chhat" festival alongwith her relatives and for that she wants to capture some beautiful moments of celebration in her mobile phone. Chhat is one of the popular Hindu festivals practiced by married women in India.

TAGS: Chhat, Culture, Festival, India

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Kolkata, India
Member since 2014
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© BISWAJIT PATRA.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2015
Total Views: 26
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2015, 6:58 a.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: NIKON D300S
Focal Length: 90mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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