Yamraj told Karva that the crocodile still had to live few more years From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Karva Chauth is a one-day festival celebrated by Hindu women from some regions of India, especially northern India, four days after purnima a full moon in the month of Kartika. The first six describe some of the activities that are taboo during the fast and the seventh describes the lifting of those restrictions with the conclusion of the fast. However, Veeravati couldn't The home-bred elite can easily bring with it repressive Karva chauth culture and khomeinivad for women The moment she took the first morsel of food, she sneezed. In Uttar Pradesh, celebrants eat soot feni with milk in sugar on the eve of the festival. An alternative ritual conducted by Uttar Pradeshis is prayer of "gaur mata" the earth.