Fri, Jan 01, 2016, 03:31 PM
New Year was welcomed traditionally with Ganga Harati, on the banks of River Ganga, at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, early this morning. The sacred Ganga Harati was performed before sunrise. Earlier, elaborate pujas were performed at Lord Kasi Viswara temple. The priests lighted camphors and performed the harati in the traditional, grand manner. Hundreds of devotees gathered to witness the spectacular show.