Bargarh Dhanu Yatra to begin from tomorrow

Bargarh: The world famous Dhanu Yatra of Bargarh is all set to begin from tomorrow. According to sources, all preparations have been finalised for the 11-day open-air play which is based on the mythological events from Devaki-Basudev marriage to the killing of demon king Kansa by Lord Krishna.

The yatra will continue till the 21st of this month at the Hatapada ground. While the Bargarh town has been decorated as Mathurapuri, the capital city of king Kansa, Ambapalli has been decked up as Gopapura, where Lord Krishna will spend his childhood.

Similarly, Rangamahal has been constructed at Nishamani School ground where the actors will entertain spectators by their performances. The Dhanu Yatra of Bargarh is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year.

Bargarh Dhanu Yatra Mahotsav, president, Indramani Tripathy said “All the actors are giving their 100 per cent in the rehearsals. We hope their performance will be appreciated by the audience.”

“All actors are in various characters have prepared well. We are going to perform well,” said actor Bhubaneswar Pradhan.