Ayodhya, Nov. 21, 2007 : Thousands of devotees are thronging the Holy city of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh to worship on the banks of the river Saryu and observe 'Kalpawas', or a month long fast during the auspicious month of Kartik.
People believe that observing 'Kalpawas' helps them
fulfill their wishes. During this month long fast, people can only
consume fruits. Over one hundred thousand devotees have so far
reached Ayodhya for the festival.