Karwa Chauth is the celebration of togetherness that pays tribute to marital bonds. On this day, married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the wellness and longevity of their husbands. The day of karwa chauth usually falls on the fourth day of Purnima in the month of Karthika according to the Hindu calendar. There are also some areas in India where unmarried women take fasting for the well-being of future husbands.
Karwa Chauth is an extremely popular festival in India that is celebrated by married women. For the longevity and well-being of husbands, wives observe fast the whole long day. From sunrise to moonrise, women observe vritu, literally no food and no water. The day is also known to cheer up the bond between mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law.