Chhattisgarh celebrates traditional ‘Cherchera’ festival

  • Chhattisgarh CM, Bhupesh Baghel has celebrated the traditional Cherchera festival at Dudhadhari Math in Raipur.
  • This traditional festival is celebrated on the full moon night of ‘Paush’ Hindu calendar month.
  • It is celebrated in the happiness of taking the crops to their homes after cultivation.
  • According to mythological belief, on this day Lord Shankar has begged from Mata Annapurna, so people used to donate green vegetables along with paddy on this day.