Big earthen pots to store wheat are sometimes called Karwas, so the fast may have begun as a prayer for a good harvest in the wheat-eating Northwestern region of India.
The festival falls on the fourth day after the.
In , celebrants eat soot feni with milk in sugar on the eve of the festival.
This day is very special for married women.
The moment she sat down to eat, news arrived that her husband was dead.
One fine day his husband went to take a bath in the river.