Rakher Upobash 2019 | The Daily Star
  • Rakher Upobash: Festival of Loknath followers in Narayanganj

    During the last 15 days of Bangla month of “Kartik”, the followers of “Loknath” light small lamps and special incense asking for the betterment of their loved ones’ health. They also fast in the name of “Rakh” hence the name “Rakher Upobash”. Also known as “Kartik bhroto”, the festival is held on every Saturday and Tuesday in those 15 days.