A video has surfaced of Bhupesh Baghel, the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh. In the video, an elderly man is seen whipping CM Baghel with his full force. Bhupesh Baghel is quietly getting whipped.
Now you must be thinking that who is this person who is whipping Danadan on the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh? So let us tell you that this video is of Gaura-Gauri Puja celebrated in Chhattisgarh.
CM Bhupesh reached village Janjagiri on Monday to join the Gaura-Gauri Puja, where he worshiped cows and fed them prasad of khichdi. During this, CM Baghel along with the villagers worshiped Gaura Gauri.
At the same time, the CM also carried on the age-old Sota tradition. Sota is an age-old custom in hand. The villagers believe that according to the tradition, the person who is killed by the sota is offered to God and he gets the blessings of God. It is believed that a person’s sufferings and sins are reduced by killing them with sota.
Watch the viral video:
On this occasion, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel has announced that the festival of Govardhan Puja will be celebrated as Gowthan Day. The Chief Minister also congratulated the people of Gaura Gauri Tihar on the tweet on the occasion of Govardhan Puja.
प्रकृति के आधार के रूप में गोवर्धन पर्वत एवं समाज के आधार के रूप में गौ माता पूजन के दिवस ‘गोवर्धन पूजा’ की सभी प्रदेशवासियों को ढेर सारी बधाई एवं शुभकामनाएं।
मुझे खुशी है इस वर्ष छत्तीसगढ़वासी गोवर्धन पूजा को ‘गोठान दिवस’ के रूप में भी मनाकर पशुधन संवर्धन का संदेश दे रहे हैं। pic.twitter.com/T9XvNh8yzo
— Bhupesh Baghel (@bhupeshbaghel) October 28, 2019
For the uninitiated, the festival of Gaura-Gauri Puja is celebrated by the people of the tribal community. In which Gaura (Lord Shankar) and Gauri (Mata Parvati) are married on the night of Deepawali. Gauri-Gaura’s procession is carried out on Deepawali night.
According to tradition, people of society bring mud near the pond and make a statue of Gaura-Gauri from it. Then the procession is taken out with full pomp and the rituals of marriage are completed by law. Traditionally, the para is soaked in water and whipped with it. Then worshipers of the Baiga caste with the same whip make the people of the Baiga caste fit for prosperity and prosperity.