BJANA celebrates traditional and auspicious Chaath Puja of the Sun God

BJANA celebrates traditional and auspicious Chaath Puja of the Sun God

Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America widely know as BJANA celebrated the most Traditional and auspicious Chaath puja of the Sun God on the banks of Raritan River in New Jersey.

Dozens of members of the community -Vratis observed the 3 day fast and puja which brought about 800 members of the community together.Chaath puja is very close to the hearts of all members of the Bihar and Jharkhand community as they have grown up watching this puja in their families back in India and have missed it here in USA.

The celebration brought back memories and bonded the community in a very special way.The event was attended by Deputy Consulate General of india,Shri Shatrughna Sinha and also by FIA President Alok Kumar.There were many Parents visiting from India and attended the puja of the setting sun and the rising sun,their comments were most precious when they said that “it feel like we were in India for Chatth this year!”

The BJANA  Executive team under the leadership of President Vinay Singh received great accolades from the Vratis and the attendees for their impeccable arrangements for this glorious puja .

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