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LIVE Updates: Lords Arrive At Ratna Bedi After Week-Long Sojourn At Janma Bedi


The annual sojourn of Lord Jagannath and his siblings Goddess Shubhadra and Lord Balabhadra, famously known as- Ratha Jatra culminates with the return of the Holy Trinity from their aunt's place at Gundicha Temple to Srimandir. This return journey is known as Bahuda Jatra. Nine days after the Rath Jatra, the Bahuda Jatra, or the return journey, takes place. The holy festival is missing the usual pomp and grandeur and participation of lakhs of devotees due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation for the second year in a row. Elaborate preparations with water-tight security cover have been put in place for the smooth conduct of the festival. The district administration has imposed curfew in Puri town for the festival, prohibiting congregations even on rooftops. OTV brings you the happenings on the Bada Danda (Grand Road) live during the return sojourn of the Holy Trinity on their gigantic chariots. Check out all the latest updates here.

Puri Jagannath Bahuda Yatra 2021