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Thousands take part in Mahalaya rallies

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JORHAT, Oct 1 - Thousands of people came out on to the streets here in the wee hours on Friday to participate in religious rallies on the auspicious occasion of Mahalaya.

Several localities of the city reverberated with the chanting of Vedic mantras and strottas from midnight till morning as devotees �welcomed Goddess Durga to the earth on the special day of Mahalaya.� Tarajan, Baruah Chariali, Gar Ali, Na Ali, Jail Road, Marowari Patti and several other areas witnessed huge congregations on the occasion.

Sweetmeat sellers did brisk business as people queued for buying sweets and snacks to celebrate the festive occasion.

Local residents said that along with prayers to Goddess Durga, other spiritual programmes like paying of homage to forefathers were also held in many areas here on Friday. However, many others stated that they took part in the early morning rallies to revel in the festive spirit which gripped people from all walks of life.

It may be mentioned that all Durga Puja celebration committees have been making grand preparations for the ensuing festivities.

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Thousands take part in Mahalaya rallies

JORHAT, Oct 1 - Thousands of people came out on to the streets here in the wee hours on Friday to participate in religious rallies on the auspicious occasion of Mahalaya.

Several localities of the city reverberated with the chanting of Vedic mantras and strottas from midnight till morning as devotees �welcomed Goddess Durga to the earth on the special day of Mahalaya.� Tarajan, Baruah Chariali, Gar Ali, Na Ali, Jail Road, Marowari Patti and several other areas witnessed huge congregations on the occasion.

Sweetmeat sellers did brisk business as people queued for buying sweets and snacks to celebrate the festive occasion.

Local residents said that along with prayers to Goddess Durga, other spiritual programmes like paying of homage to forefathers were also held in many areas here on Friday. However, many others stated that they took part in the early morning rallies to revel in the festive spirit which gripped people from all walks of life.

It may be mentioned that all Durga Puja celebration committees have been making grand preparations for the ensuing festivities.

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