Kartiki Chhath Puja is one of the major Hindu festivals celebrated mainly in the states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Kolkata and West Bengal. It is an ancient festival, dedicated to the Sun God. As the festival is celebrated in Kartik month on Shukla Shashthi, it is called Kartiki Chhath. This falls usually in the month of October and November as per Gregorian English Calendar. As the days of Kartik month are pleasant, this celebration is observed with great fanfare and gaiety.
For four days, the whole environment goes vibrant with Chhath songs and rituals that represent the ancient cultures of India.