Watch: Priests perform 'Ganga Aarti' on first day of New Year at Assi Ghat in Varanasi

Auspicious 'Ganga Aarti' was held at the Assi Ghat in Varanasi as the country welcomed the New Year, 2021. Country awaits a better year as 2020 was quiet a tough owing to the COVID crisis. The quintessential 'Ganga-Aarti' was held with auspicious hymns to embark the journey of 2021. A 'Yagya' was also performed for positivity in the New Year.