Karwa Chauth is a festival that is observed by married Hindu women in north India. This is a much awaited festival and married women of all ages observe this festival for the well being, prosperity and long life of their husbands. Women received gifts from their husbands and relatives as a token of love. This festival will be very special for the newly married women as this gives an opportunity to come close to her in-laws. This festival reflects the devotion and love women have for their husbands. This festival is celebrated nine days before Diwali and in 2011, the festival falls on 16th October.