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Jivitputrika Festival

Jivitputrika Festival

Image Id: INPA27091335

Photo Credit: Indian Photo Agency (InPA)

Photographer: Abhinav

Photo Location: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Created Date: 2013-09-27

Indian devotees pray to god for their son to live long on the occasion of Jivitputrika Festival in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, India on Sept 27, 2013. Holy festival of Jivitputrika popularly known as Jitiya is observed by women in Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh states of India and Nepal, in which Nirjala (without water) vrata throughout a day and night, is observed by mothers for the wellbeing of their children. Photo by Abhinav/Indian Photo Agency (InPA)