The chief minister was seen washing the feet of the little girls, offering them clothes, food and interacting with them at the ceremony.

On October 9, Singh will address the CEOs of the French defence industry during which he is likely to urge them to participate in 'Make in India' and the Defence Expo to be held in Lucknow in February next year.

Durga Ashtami is celebrated on the 8th day of Durga Puja or Navratri. Wishing the people, the Prime Minister prayed for their happiness and prosperity.

Devotees perform rituals during the "Kala Boi Snan" on the occasion of Mahasaptami in the holy river Ganga in Kolkata on Saturday.

The ongoing festival of Navratri which witnesses celebrations in form 'Dandiya and Garba' events in Gujarat are seeing youngsters flaunting their love and support for article 370 abrogation in different ways.

In a statement issued here on Saturday, president of the KSU, Upper Shillong Circle, Shngain Sohklet said residents of 5th Mile, Upper Shillong have a complaint against immersion of idols which has polluted water sources in the area.

Navratri in Sanskrit means nine nights in which nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped in a particular order. Alongside observing fast and performing various rituals, preparing a special offering for each day holds symbolic significance.

Mahalaya is related to Maa Durga as it is believed that during this period Goddess Durga killed the asuras. The Bengalis consider this day very important and it is still celebrated in many parts of Bengal. Plays are performed wherein Goddess Parvati in the form of Durga kills the asuras and brings peace to the world.

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