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Bihar Fair and Festival
Nag Panchmi​

On the 5th of the light half of Sawan (early in August) occurs Nag panchami. On this festival, the women mark their houses with lines of cow dung, and worship seshnag (the Serpent of Eternity) with milk and parched grain (lawa) .

On the gobar panche, which falls on the 5th of the dark half of the same month (late in July), the same god is often worshiped in Patna division. 

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