Four-Stage Covid Test For Sevayats Before Participation In Puri Rath Yatra

The testing will be done at four stages --before Snana Yatra, before Gundicha Yatra, before Bahuda Yatra and lastly, 15 days after Niladri Bije.

Covid Test of Sevayats in 4 stages for Rath Yatra

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A detailed micro-plan to be made for setting up of special medical posts during Rath Yatra.

Even though this year’s Rath Yatra in Puri will be held without the participation of devotees, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) is not leaving any stone unturned to ensure strict compliance of Covid-19 norms by the handful of participants.

All the servitors, who will be engaged in various rituals of the sibling deities at Puri Jagannath temple, will undergo multiple rounds of Covid test (RT PCR) 48 hours prior to participating in the grand festival.