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About navakhana festival
Navakhana Festival is one of the major harvest festivals of Chhattisgarh which signifies the harvest of rice cops. It is celebrated in the month of Bhadrapad, which corresponds to September. It is celebrated with great pomp and gaiety by the people belonging to all community. They prepare various delicacies with the newly harvested rice as an offering to the goddess of harvest on the Navami day of Bhadrapad month. Offering new rice grains and eating the dishes as Prasad are considered to be very auspicious on this day. People celebrate by eating, drinking liquors and enjoying the dance programs organized at night.
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Celebrated at every home in Chhattisgarh.
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Enjoy the feast and festivities with enthusiasm
It is celebrated throughout Chhattisgarh by people belonging to all caste and community.