of a North Indian Lady :Some words about a festival by them :
The day of Karva Chauth is celebrated mostly amongst the entire
North Indian community settled either in India and other parts of
the world. The most important aspect of this day is that a dawn to
dusk fast is undertaken by the North Indian ladies and seeing the
moon they finally break the fast. The fast is unique perhaps because
nowhere in the world does a wife go without food or water just to
pray for the longevity and well-being of her
In modern day, with all the trappings of commercialization attached,
Karva Chauth, the big fasting day has turned into a full-fledged
event. The event is growing bigger with each passing day. Karva
Chauth celebrations promise to grow bigger with each passing year.
The Halwais, the Mehendi and Churiwallis have traditionally been
busy on this auspicious day. But joining the bandwagon in recent
times are the beauty parlour owners, the event managers and the
Karva Chauth special eateries are gearing up for now. Cashing in
on the popularity of 'eating out' most restaurants have special
menus for this special day. No wonder almost every happening-eating
joint around town is offering plenty of attractive options to choose
from. Various clubs organize special events on this festive day
with various stalls, bumper Tambola and even a dance competition.
With so much feasting and fun added to it, fasting had never been
so good before.