Tens of thousands of devotees from across the region thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday on the first day of the eight-day-long Navratri festival.
The popular temples of Naina Devi in Bilaspur; Chintpurni in Una; Baba Balak Nath in Hamirpur; Brajeshwari Devi, Jwalaji and Chamunda Devi in Kangra; and Bhimakali and Hateshwari in Shimla district witnessed huge rush.
Devotees would be able to watch online live "darshan" of Brajeshwari Devi, Naina Devi, Chintpurni and Jwalaji temples. They would also be able to offer online offerings.
The festival will conclude on April 13.