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Know how Nuakhai celebrated in Western Odisha

11/09/2021 at 12:20 PM

Sambalpur, Sept 11: Nuakhai, an agrarian festival, is one of the most ancient festivals. It is celebrated in western Odisha. On the occasion of Nuakhai, people worship their household deities as a mark of gratitude for bumper crops, good rain and favourable weather for farming activities.

The festival, mainly observed by the agricultural community in western Odisha, will be a low-key affair this year in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. This year, Nuakhai is on September 11.

Know how the people of Western Odisha celebrated Nuakhai:

Bajrang Prasad

Aditi Mahapatra

Soumya Ranjan Samantaray

Rajiv Padhy

Samprita Bishi

Dikshya Das

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