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Vakratunda Chaturthi in Mithilanchal

Vakratunda Chaturthi is observed on the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month. In 2024, Vakratunda Chaturthi in Mithilanchal is on April 28. The day is dedicated to making prayers to Ganesha.

Vakratunda is one among the numerous names of Ganesha. Mithilanchal is the region located in North Bihar in India and follows its own calendar and traditions.

Vakratunda means ‘one with a twisted tusk.’ Ganesh took the form of Vakratunda to annihilate demon Matsaryasura

A fast is observed from sunrise till the sighting of the moon on the day.

Salt is avoided while fasting.

Prayers are offered in the morning and evening.