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Regional Names of Karwa Chauth

According to Indian tradition, marriage introduces the responsibilities, privileges and rights of a husband and wife towards each other. In a traditional Hindu family, husband is the earner and the protector of the family whereas the various duties of a wife involves proper care, nurturing, education and continuity of cultural heritage of the family for future generations.

Indian women keep various fasts to show her respect and affection for her husband. They pray for a healthy and prosperous marital life. In different regions, these special days are known by different names. Some of them are mentioned below.

Karwa Chauth

Karwa Chauth is the most popular festival among married women. It is widely celebrated throughout North India. Having an extraordinary observance rate among married Hindu women, the fast of Karwa Chouth is undertaken by married woman seeking the welfare and prosperity of their husbands.

Region: North India in states like Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Gujarat, Delhi and others.

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