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Karva Chauth: Are you fasting for your wife?

October 19, 2016 08:40 IST

karva chauthWould you, dear men, also fast for your wives for her longevity?

Every year, on Karva Chauth, millions of Indian women, young and old, married and single observe a day-long fast to pray for the long lives of their husbands and their families.

Earlier, only the women observed this ritual.

However, in recent times, more and more men have begun to join their partners in fasting and celebrating Karva Chauth.

We are asking you, dear readers, what do you think about the ritual?

Should men also fast along with their wives? Dear men, are you also fasting for your partner?

Take this poll below and tell us!

Lead image used for representational purposes only. Photograph: Ajay Verma/Reuters