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Assam: Charak puja celebrations in Dibrugarh

Dibrugarh, Apr 13: Charak puja was celebrated in Assam’s Dibrugarh with traditional rituals on Saturday. People visit temples to mark the day.

Charak is performed to appease Lord Shiva and Shakti in order to gain health wealth and prosperity, and also for the cure of diseases.

The festival is actually a festival to satisfy “Lord Shiva”. The main participants of this ritual are defying danger and pain through several stunts meanwhile a theatrical scene is going.

“For the first time, we have come to see the puja. It was a great experience for me,” said a visitor.

Charak puja or Pachamara mela also known as Chadak, Nil puja or Hajrha puja is a Hindu folk festival held in honour of dety Shiva.

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