On Karva Chauth day, which is observed in North India, tens o






On Karva Chauth day, which is observed in North India, tens of millions of women keep a fast, taking neither food nor water, for the well being and long life of their husbands. Only after seeing the moon do the women break their day-long fast in the evening/night. Normally women go out of their houses and on their roof tops to see if the moon is up yet. Even the 'I, Me, Myself' generation now celebrates the 'My Family' spirit, with Karva Chauth having become a cool fad among teenagers. Ultra-hip 17-year-olds observes a Karva Chauth fast, so what if traditionally it's a north Indian custom where married women keep off food and water for the long lives of their ,husband,s. For som,e of thes,e ,,youngster,s it's a trend, for othe,rs it's pure, devotion, and there a,re still othe,rs f,r whom, it's ju,st fun gi,ving comp,any to her


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