Rath Yatra 2022: Will devotees participate or not, read here

Two plans have been readied to make arrangements for the annual festival, said Puri Collector Samarth Verma. 

Construction of chariots underway in Puri

With uncertainty still hanging over the participation of devotees in the annual Rath Yatra in Puri this year, two plans have been readied to make arrangements for either situation, said Puri Collector Samarth Verma on Thursday. 

Speaking to media after chairing the preparatory meeting of the world-famous car festival, Verma said, "We held discussions for smooth conduct of Rath Yatra this year. In view of Covid-19 situation, we have readied two plans- Rath Yatra celebration with devotees and Rath Yatra celebration without devotees."