JAP-1 staff,families take part in Kalashsthapana

By Abha Manakatala - Tue Oct 13, 2:18 pm

JAP_3Jharkhand Armed Police-1 personnel and their family members today participated in Ghatasthapana or Kalashsthapana marking the beginning of the nine day long Durga Puja festival.

Kalashsthapana puja is part of the initial Navratri(Durga Puja) festival.It is said that Ghatasthapana marks the beginning of the Durga Puja.

It is performed for the invocation of Goddess Shakti in a pot or kalash and sowing some seeds in them.Most of the JAP-1 personnel including their family members were Nepali Hindus based in Ranchi.

Ratan Lal’s picture shows JAP personnel including their family members performing the ritual connected with ‘Kalashsthapana’ marking the beginning of the nine daylong Navrtatra- Durga Puja festival.

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