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Karwa Chauth 2017: Indian women celebrate the festival of love

India | News18 | October 8, 2017, 9:01 am
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 A group of women celebrate the festival of love, Karwa Chauth, with great fervour in Patiala. Karva Chauth is a one-day festival celebrated by married women where they keep fast for the safety and longevity of their husbands. (Image: Getty Images)

A group of women celebrate the festival of love, Karwa Chauth, with great fervour in Patiala. Karva Chauth is a one-day festival celebrated by married women where they keep fast for the safety and longevity of their husbands. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Married women looking at the moon through a sieve as part of a ritual to break her fast during Karva Chauth festival, in Varanasi. (Image: PTI)

Married women looking at the moon through a sieve as part of a ritual to break her fast during Karva Chauth festival, in Varanasi. (Image: PTI)

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 Women during Karva Chauth Celebration in Amritsar. (Image: PTI)

Women during Karva Chauth Celebration in Amritsar. (Image: PTI)

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 Women performing rituals on the occasion of Karva Chauth in Bikaner. (Image: PTI)

Women performing rituals on the occasion of Karva Chauth in Bikaner. (Image: PTI)

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 Married women during Karva Chauth celebrations in Indore. (Image: Getty Images)

Married women during Karva Chauth celebrations in Indore. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Married women offer prayers during Karva Chauth celebrations in Indore. Karva Chauth is a festival of love where the married women keep fast for their husbands' safety and longevity. (Image: Getty Images)

Married women offer prayers during Karva Chauth celebrations in Indore. Karva Chauth is a festival of love where the married women keep fast for their husbands' safety and longevity. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Hindu married women perform rituals during the Karva Chauth festival in Chandigarh. (Image: Getty Images)

Hindu married women perform rituals during the Karva Chauth festival in Chandigarh. (Image: Getty Images)

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 A group of married women celebrate the festival of love, Karva Chauth, at Idgah Hills in Bhopal. (Image: Getty Images)

A group of married women celebrate the festival of love, Karva Chauth, at Idgah Hills in Bhopal. (Image: Getty Images)

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 A group of women flaunt their mehndi designs during the Karwa Chauth celebrations in Jalandhar. (Image: Getty Images)

A group of women flaunt their mehndi designs during the Karwa Chauth celebrations in Jalandhar. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Married women take a selfie during Karva Chauth festival in New Delhi. (Image: Getty Images)

Married women take a selfie during Karva Chauth festival in New Delhi. (Image: Getty Images)

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 A married woman smiles for a photo during the Karva Chauth festival in Chandigarh. (Image: Getty Images)

A married woman smiles for a photo during the Karva Chauth festival in Chandigarh. (Image: Getty Images)

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 A married couple get clicked during the Karwa Chauth celebrations in Lucknow. (Image: Getty Images)

A married couple get clicked during the Karwa Chauth celebrations in Lucknow. (Image: Getty Images)

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 A married woman poses for the cameras during the Karva Chauth celebrations in Indore. (Image: Getty Images)

A married woman poses for the cameras during the Karva Chauth celebrations in Indore. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Married women offer prayers on the occasion of Karva Chauth in Ludhiana. (Image: Getty Images)

Married women offer prayers on the occasion of Karva Chauth in Ludhiana. (Image: Getty Images)

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 A newly married woman perform rituals during the Karva Chauth celebrations in Chandigarh. (Image: Getty Images)

A newly married woman perform rituals during the Karva Chauth celebrations in Chandigarh. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Married women are all smiles as they gear up to perform rituals during the Karva Chauth festival in Chandigarh. (Image: Getty Images)

Married women are all smiles as they gear up to perform rituals during the Karva Chauth festival in Chandigarh. (Image: Getty Images)

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 A group of married women share sweet nothings as they celebrate Karva Chauth at Idgah Hills in Bhopal. (Image: Getty Images)

A group of married women share sweet nothings as they celebrate Karva Chauth at Idgah Hills in Bhopal. (Image: Getty Images)

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 A married woman gets clicked with her family members during the Karva Chauth celebrations in Indore. (Image: Getty Images)

A married woman gets clicked with her family members during the Karva Chauth celebrations in Indore. (Image: Getty Images)