Rakher Upobash by Ratul Dhar, Azim Khan Ronnie, Badal Chandra Sarker & Momo Mustafa (28 images)

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Tens of thousands of Hindu worshipers gather on dozens of floors to celebrate Rakher Upobash, last night, (Tuesday 10th), a fasting festival at Lokenath Brahmachari Temple in Dhaka , Bangladesh.

The festival is held on every Saturday and Tuesday during the last 15 days in the month of “Kartik” in the Bengali calendar.

Lighting small lamps, also known as Prodips, and special incense, Hindu worshipers fast and pray in earnest to the gods for favours during...
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