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When the Yamuna was draped in saris

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IMAGE: Devotees participate in the Chunari Manorath procession in Mathura where hundreds of saris are stitched together and carried till the end of the Yamuna river on boats, November 25, 2021.
All Photographs: KK Arora/ANI Photo

 

IMAGE: Boats queue up as people hold and stretch the sari from one end to another in the belief to drape the sari to the Yamuna is a ritual of gratitude for fulfilling their desire — the Manorath what they had wished earlier from the river Goddess.

 

Photographs curated by Anant Salvi/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Ashish Narsale/Rediff.com

 

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