Published On: Fri, Sep 18th, 2015

Nanda Sunanda festival begins in Champawat

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Champawat: The week long festivities of Nanda Sunanda festival got underway in Champawat today. Children from various schools in the region presented their performances for the occasion. The children also took out a rally from Baleshwar temple.

Earlier the temple priests performed the customary rituals in the morning. The three-week-long Nanda Devi Raj Jat is a pilgrimage and festival of Uttarakhand in India. People from the entire Garhwal division-Kumaon division as well as other parts of India and the world participate in Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra. The Nanda Devi fair has great religious and cultural significance as it is held in memory of Goddesses Nanda and Sunanda.

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