People across India celebrate 'Chaitra Navratri'

People across India celebrate 'Chaitra Navratri'
08-Apr-2016 03:41 TIMESOFINDIA

The spiritual city of Varanasi saw the priests chanting of Vedic mantras and performing the 'Ganga aarti'. The entire 'ghat' was luminous with lamps, diyas and candles. During this festival, devotees observe fast in the name of the deity while offering prayers to the nine avatars of the goddess of power.