Rath Yatra: Preparations in place to tackle heat wave conditions in Puri 

Keeping the heat wave conditions in view, the administration has made elaborate arrangements. While it has stocked about 25 lakh water bottles, volunteers have been roped in to distribute them among the devotees at the grand road and the sea beach. 

Water being sprayed in Puri

For the Puri district administration, this year’s Rath Yatra is going to be a major challenge in view of the prevailing heat wave conditions that have been throwing normal life out of gear for the last couple of days.