Karwa Chauth Date, When is Karva Chauth in 2017?, Karwa Chouth, When is karva chouth this year?
Karva Chauth is a famous hindu festival/vrat observed by women for the safety and longevity of their husbands. This vrat is a strict fast observed from sunrise to moonrise. Karva chauth is dedicated to Lord Shiva and goddess Parvathi. After sighting the moon through sieve along with Husband they break the fast.
This festival is mainly observed in the northern states of India (Rajasthan, parts of Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, and Punjab). Karva chauth is observed on the fourth day of the dark fortnight in the hindu lunar month of kartik. In amavasyant calenders it falls in the month of Ashwin. It falls exactly 11 days before the famous lights festival Diwali. This year, Karva chauth is on Sunday, 8th October 2017.