Since the onset of the month of Kartik, on the fourth day of the waning moon, Karwa Chauth is celebrated with exuberance and immense enthusiasm within all parts, especially in North India. Women adorn themselves with ecstatic jewellery and keep a day-long fast from the morning till night for the well-being of their husbands.

Karwa Chauth is specially celebrated in parts of Punjab with huge excitement and vigour as the women fast for the whole day for the only breadwinner in the family where the men are considered as the all in one and the only one who brings prosperity in the family. However, from the onset of the Bollywood industry, we had seen admirable and resplendent movie scenes which have already taken this festival to a whole new level.

Women beautify, adorn themselves dressing themselves to be one of the finest ever. The day begins with a special breakfast prepared by the mother-in-law called Sargi before the breaking of the dawn followed by a daylong fast, a special Puja and Paath performed by a group of married and soon to be married women. The fast is opened only after seeing the moon and some special ritual after which they take the first sip of water.

Punjab has been an avid reason to the world for the exuberant spirit and grand lifestyle. It has been blessed with the best of natural resources that are complete with fertile land, five rivers, mountains and enough greenery to make it one of the best places to live, Punjab represents opulence and prosperity in its best form. All in all, festivals of Punjab are one of the many reasons our country has achieved greater heights in the tourism industry where lakhs of foreigners hop up to India to celebrate with us the grand cultural heritage that India possesses while having an upper hand enhancing the long-lived traditional attire put forward by our ancestors.