Bhubaneswar: People across Odisha in both villages and towns on Monday celebrated Kumar Purnima, the traditional festival of girl with pump and gaiety.
The girls wear new dresses, worshipped god and offered sweets to the moon god with a hope to get good life partner. Kumar Purnima is a festival people across the state celebrate on the last of the lunar month of Kartika.
During this festival unmarried girls who are known as Kumari in local language get up early in the morning. They take bath and wear new dress. They make food offering to the Lord Sun. Through out the day they keep fasting and in the evening when the moon appears they worship by offering special sweet prepare by them.