Hindu festival Cher Chera is a harvest festival observed in Chhattisgarh, India in the month from December – January. It is observed on the full moon day in Paush month. Cher Chera Festival date is January 9.
The highlight of the festival is Cher Chera's melodious folk songs. The harvest festival is dedicated to the reaping of paddy. Rice forms an important part of the rural food in Chhattisgarh. During the same period, numerous such festivals are held throughout India the most important being Sankranti and Pongal