Dwarka: The residents of Dwarka are enthusiastic to celebrate Chhath Puja in a grand fashion this year. As the festival has made its arrival, the preparations for Chhath are also almost done. Chhath Ghats have been constructed across Dwarka for hosting the Chhath celebrations on October 30 and 31, 2022.
Some of the largest celebrations of Chhath puja will be held in Sector 11 by Dwarka Social Religious and Cultural Association, in Sector 8, and Dada Dev Mela Ground by Palam Chhath Puja Committee. Apart from that, Chhath ghats have also been prepared in Dabri mor, Bharat Vihar, Kakrola and surrounding areas.
While the construction of ghats is almost complete everywhere, the decoration of these sites is under way. President of Dwarka Social Religious and Cultural Association, Robin Sharma informs us, “All the preparations have been done and now the ghats have to be filled with water. We are arranging raw milk, priests, changing room for devotees and many more facilities for the worshipers and visitors. There are 27 Chhath Ghats for devotees in Sector 11."
In Sector 8 and Dada Dev Mela Ground, the preparations have already been completed. According to Palam Chhath Puja Committee, on October 30, 2022, the Ghats will be filled with water. Amrendra Singh, a member of the committee from Sector 8 Chhath Pooja committee says, “All the preparations have beem completed. The decorations are under way and they'll be completed by tomorrow.”
Chhath Puja is being organised in several residential societies of Dwarka as well. The Chhath Puja preparations in these societies are also at their final stage. Radhika Apartments, Sector 14, Dwarka will be hosting one of the largest poojas across Dwarka inside any society. The preparations, including decoration of ghats have been completed. Surender Mishra, president of RWA, Radhika Apartments says, “This year, we are trying to set an example as this is the first Chhath Puja being organised at a grand scale after Covid. Cultural programme and other activities related to the occasion will also be organised.”