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Traditional “Phool Dei” festival begins in Uttarakhand


Traditional “Phool Dei” festival begins in Uttarakhand

 
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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat celebrated the traditional harvest festival “Phool Dei”.

Phool Dei is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra or in mid-March (according to Gregorian calendar).

On this day, young girls conduct most of the ceremonies

During this festival young girls go to all the houses in the muhalla or the village with plates full of rice, jaggery, coconut, green leaves and flowers.

They offer their good wishes for the prosperity of the household and are given blessings and presents (sweets, gur, money etc) in return..

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