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Tag: Bali Yatra

After Cuttack, No Bali Yatra In Bhubaneswar This Year As Well
After Cuttack, No Bali Yatra In Bhubaneswar This Year As Well

Bhubaeswar DCP, Umashankar Dash said, “Keeping in view the Covid-19 guidelines issued by the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) for the month of November, no permission has been granted to the Bali Yatra organisors here.”

NO Bali Yatra In Cuttack This Year Too
NO Bali Yatra In Cuttack This Year Too

It is pertinent to mention here that the administration had also shunned the maritime festival in 2020, owing to the pandemic situation across the State.

New Satellite Township Near Hadiapatha In Cuttack Soon: Odisha Minister

Cuttack: With the millennium city already cramped, Odisha government has now decided to set up a CDA-like township near the banks of Mahanadi River in Cuttack. Informing about the plans, Housing & Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena said that there is a vast tract of land of about 400 acre along the banks of Mahanadi […]

Bali Yatra Rush Cripples Traffic In Cuttack

Cuttack: With just few days left for the conclusion of Bali Yatra in Cuttack, as thousands of people thronged the Silver City to dip in festive fervour of the famous open fair on Sunday, unavailability of parking space due to heavy crowd led to chaotic situation at the venue and the main roads. According to […]

Visitors To Odisha's Bali Yatra To Be Imparted Legal Awareness

Cuttack: Visitors to ‘Bali Yatra’, that will begin in Cuttack on Tuesday, will be imparted legal awareness through an initiative of Orissa High Court. Chief Justice of the High Court, KS Jhaveri, is scheduled to inaugurate a stall of the Odisha State Legal Services Authority at the venue of Bali Yatra on Wednesday. As suggested […]

Silver City Decked Up For Bali Yatra From Nov 12

Cuttack: With only 2 days to commence, the preparations for the Bali Yatra in Cuttack have entered the last leg. And this time the district administration is leaving no stone unturned to make Asia’s biggest open-air fair even much better. Around 1500 stalls have been set up by traders on 44 acres of land allotted […]

Historic Bali Yatra Gets State-Level Festival Tag

Bhubaneswar: The annual Bali Yatra fair organised on the Mahanadi river bed in Cuttack will be observed as a State-level festival from this year, informed Housing and Urban Development Minister, Pratap Jena on Friday. Several departments including Tourism, Culture and Urban Development will provide financial as well as other logistical support for Bali Yatra which […]

Preparations Begin For Cuttack Bali Yatra

Cuttack: The district administration and the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) have started preparations for Bali Yatra festival scheduled to begin from November 12 to November 19 at Bali Yatra ground in the Silver City. A preparatory meeting chaired by Cuttack collector, Bhabani Shankar Chayani, for the biggest trade fair in the state was held recently. […]

13 arrested in Odisha for collecting puja donation forcefully

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to stop forceful collection of donation for puja celebrations, the Director General of Police B.K Sharma has instructed all concerned officials to take stringent action against the persons who are involved in such practice. According to sources, as many as 13 persons have been arrested in connection with five cases of […]

Food-raid- Baliyatra
Crackdown launched on stale food at Bali Yatra ground in Cuttack

Cuttack: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) conducted raids on various food stalls at the Bali Yatra ground for second consecutive day on Monday. The raids were conducted to prevent stale foods from being served to visitors during the 10-day-long festival. According to reports, a team of Health and Food Inspection unit of the civic body […]

Bali Yatra: Preparations begin on war footing after deadlock ends

Cuttack: A day after the traders’ association resolved their dispute with the district administration over three of its demands, the preparations for Bali Yatra, which is just four days ahead, is now undergoing on war footing in Cuttack. On Friday, the traders’ body had decided not to open stalls alleging the administration of changing rules […]

Decks cleared for Bali Yatra as dispute between traders, Cuttack administration resolved

Cuttack: Standoff between the Cuttack District administration and traders’ association over the ‘Bali Yatra’ festival in Cuttack was resolved today after the former agreed to some of the demands of traders. The dispute had emerged over stall allotment and tender process for installation of rides. General secretary of the traders’ association, Sukant Mohanty stated the […]

Cuttack Bali Yatra: Traders, administration at loggerheads once again

Cuttack: Uncertainty looms large over the ‘Bali Yatra’ festival in Cuttack as the tent house association today dismantled several tents pitched for setting up stalls along the Mahanadi river bed after dispute between the traders’ association and the district administration intensified. On Friday, the traders’ association had decided to shun from opening stalls alleging the […]

Bali Yatra traders shun plot allocation process; preparations halted

Cuttack: With the historic ‘Bali Yatra’ festival in Cuttack just a week away, preparations came to a halt today after another dispute erupted between the traders’ association and district administration here. Reason, the association has shunned the plot allocation process for setting up stalls, alleging the administration of acting as per its whims and fancies. […]

Cuttack district administration gears up for ‘Bali Yatra’

Cuttack: Preparations are on in full swing in the silver city for the historic ‘Bali Yatra’ which is scheduled to begin from November 23 and the administration is leaving on stone unturned to make it a grand success this year. According to sources, the process of allocation of plots for setting up stalls is underway […]

Bali Jatra, now a one-stop destination for foodies

Cuttack: Be it the spicy mutton and chakuli pitha or the rasaballi, Bali Jatra has plenty to offer, especially for the foodies to tickle their taste buds. The week-long festival is now the favourite destination not only for the people in Cuttack but also visitors from other parts of the State who are now thronging […]

Odisha remembers glorious maritime history, Bali Jatra to begin today

Cuttack/ Bhubaneswar: Thousands of people thronged rivers and other water bodies in different parts of the State today to celebrate Boita Bandana, the festival to remember Odisha’s rich maritime history. People across Odisha observed the festival with much enthusiasm as the day also marks the start of the week-long Bali Jatra festival in Cuttack that […]

Arrested BJD MLA Prabhat Biswal an invitee for Cuttack Bali Jatra inauguration!

Cuttack: Ahead of Cuttack’s historic Bali Jatra, the inclusion of arrested BJD MLA Prabhat Biswal as a guest in the invitation card printed by the district administration has now created quite a flutter. Biswal, who was arrested by CBI in connection with Seashore chit fund scam, is now undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and […]

Plot allotment for Bali Jatra hit as traders oppose hike in rent

Cuttack: The decision of the Cuttack district administration to hike the rates for plots by Rs 2 per sqft for setting up temporary shops during the historic Bali Jatra festival is being vehemently opposed by traders. As a result, the plot allotment process is completely stalled with local traders’ association demanding immediate rollback of the […]

‘More emphasis on fire safety during Bali Yatra’

Bhubaneswar: More emphasis will be laid on fire safety during the Cuttack Baliyatra this year. A detailed discussion on ways to beef up fire safety during Bali Yatra was held under the chairmanship of Cuttack Collector Nirmal Chandra Mishra Briefing media persons.