Karwa Chauth is one of the most important festivals observed through day-long fasting by married women in India. They end their fast after the sight of the moon. It is believed that fasting is done for the long age of their husbands. The festival has religious significance as according to scriptures there are stories which shows women in ancient times, when they observed this fast, and did Karwa Chauth's puja were blesssed with their husbands' good health and long life.
Popular movies like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gam, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Baghban and so on, have shown this festival being celebrated in a grand way. Even in many TV serials, Karwa Chauth celebrations are shown especially when the couple is newly married or in a joint family.
While the most important components of this festival are the moon, of course, without which the fasting wont be completed. Followed by mehndi, women getting beautifully dressed for their partners wearing ethnic dresses, saris, and accessories.
Enjoy the meme fest below: