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  • Transgenders in Chhattisgarh observe fast on Hartalika Teej to get rid of Naxalism

    Chhattisgarh: In an unprecedented move, Transgenders in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district observed fast on the occasion of Hartalika Teej on September 12 to get rid of Naxalism in Bastar. Teej, one of the major Hindu festivals is celebrated mostly by married women for long life of their husbands and marital bliss. But interestingly, wishing for peace and prosperity, the Transgenders community in Bastar observed the day to weed out Naxalism from of the

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    Hartalika Teej 2018: Significance, legend, rituals, tithi and all you need to know

    Hartalika Teej is observed during Shukla Paksha Tritiya in the Hindu month of Bhadrapada. The day comes a month after Hariyali Teej and a day before Ganesh Chaturthi. On Hartalika Teej, idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are made with sand and are worshipped for marital bliss. Women stay vigil all night chanting hymns of Shiva and Parvati. The fast is also known as ‘Nishivasar Nirjala Vrat’ and is observed by

  • Hartalika Teej 2017: Significance, legend, rituals, tithi 

    Hartalika Teej is observed during Shukla Paksha Tritiya in the Hindu month of Bhadrapada. The day comes a month after Hariyali Teej and a day before Ganesh Chaturthi. On Hartalika Teej, idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are made with sand and are worshipped for marital bliss. Women stay vigil all night chanting hymns of Shiva and Parvati. The fast is also known as ‘Nishivasar Nirjala Vrat’ and is observed by not drinking

  • Murder of elderly man, son among 4 arrested

    Indore : Solving the murder mystery of 65-year-old man in his house on Saturday morning, the police have arrested four persons, including his son in connection with the murder.

  • Celebrations mark Hartalika Teej

    Ujjain : Hartalika Teej special day for married women and unmarried girls is here. Hartalika Teej is a fasting festival observed by Hindu women.