It is celebrated as Durga Puja in the state of Patna, Jharkhand.
This nine-day festival of the Hindus is celebrated in almost all parts of India in the month of Ashvina, and is marked by fasting and praying to different aspects of Devi. Literally 'nine nights', this nine-day period from the new moon day to the ninth day of Ashvina is considered the most auspicious time of the Hindu calendar. In Patna, this is the time for the joyous Puja and Dandia dances and people pour out at night to participate in this community festival. In Patna, the first three days of the festival are dedicated to Lakshmi, the next three to Durga and the last three to Sarasvati. .
Durga: goddess beyond reach;
Bhadrakali: the auspicious power of time;
Amba or Jagdamba: mother of the world;
Annapurna: giver of food and plenty;
Sarvamangala: auspicious goddess;
Bhairavi: terrible, fearful, power of death;
Chandika or Chandi: violent, wrathful, furious;
Bhavani: giver of existence.