INDIA, November 18, 2020 (One News Page): The four-day long festival, Chhath Puja started November 18 amid COVID-19 scare. (photo above is of the normal river-side observances.) The Patna administration has taken many steps to prevent the spread of the dreadful virus. The administration is distributing Ganga water among the devotees for performing rituals and preparing prasad. Each household can receive one quart of Ganga water. Several water tanks are stationed in different locations for the devotees. This step by the district administration is being taken to avoid gathering at ghats. The Chhath festival begins today with nahai-khai.
Short video at "source" above.