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Chaat festival : Chhat is a very joyous and colorful festival. All the people dress up in their best. Loud and devotional music reverberates in the air, purifying the whole atmosphere. Folk songs are sung both at home and on the riverbank. Millions of people throng the banks of river Ganges in Patna (Capital of Bihar) to celebrate Chhat.

Though there are many festivals that are celebrated by the Hindus of Bihar, but there is one Hindu festival that is uniquely Bihari, and that is the festival of Chhat. Observed mostly by the people of North Bihar, it is dedicated to the worship of the Sun God and therefore, is also known as SuryaShashti. Chhat is considered to be a means to thank the Sun for bestowing the bounties of life on earth, as also for fulfilling particular wishes.