Jamshedpur: The Surya Mandir in Sidhgora saw a crowd of about 20,000 who had come to offer arghya. The patron of the Surya Mandir Committee, chief minister Raghubar Das ensured all kinds of safety at the ghat where Chhath is being celebrated since 2000.
After the sandhya arghya, the Surya Mandir also witnessed a musical performance by well known playback singer Monali Thakur. About 10,000 music lovers gathered to witness her performance on her popular numbers.
Chief minister Raghubar Das, Ashish Mathur, managing director, Jusco, Jamshedpur MP Bidyut Baran Mahato, Amit Kumar, deputy commissioner, East Singhbhum; Anoop T. Mathew, senior superintendent of police and others were present at the concert.
Various social organisations across river banks had put up kiosks for medical help for the devotees. Some social organisations arranged for water and medical help for the devotees and their families too.