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Tag: Dhanu Yatra

COVID-19 Pandemic: Administration Says No To Dhanu Yatra In Bargarh This Year

Bargarh: People will miss the much awaited Krishna leela during the Dhanu Yatra in Bargarh which is the largest open air theatre in the world this year. The district administration on Sunday decided not to hold the mega event in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation. Such decision was announced by Bargarh Collector after a […]

Controversy Erupts Over Selection Of New Artistes For Bargarh Dhanu Yatra

Bargarh: Ahead of the commencement of famous Bargarh Dhanu Yatra from December 31 this year, the event considered to be the world’s largest open-air theatre festival has been embroiled with a controversy over the selection process of artistes for the main characters of the play. According to sources, the selection of the artistes for the […]

11-day Dhanu Jatra to conclude in Bargarh today

Bargarh: The 11-day Dhanu Jatra will conclude in Bargarh today. The annual festival which kicked off on January 11 will end with the death of the demon king Kansa. On Sunday, the entire Bargarh town that resembled Mathura during the festival was rejoiced as Lord Krishna and Balaram came to the town on king Kansa’s […]

Dhanu Jatra: King Kansa directs Minister Pradhan to build a cancer hospital in Bargarh

Bargarh: The demon king Kansa, who is ruling the roost in Mathurapuri of Bargarh town where the world’s biggest open-air theatre Dhanu Jatra is underway, on Tuesday directed Union PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to build a cancer hospital in the area. Pradhan was invited by Kansa to attend the Mathura Raj Darbar on Tuesday. Expressing […]

World famous Dhanu Yatra begins in Bargarh

Bargarh: World’s largest open air theatre – Dhanu Yatra – kicked off today in Bargarh district of Odisha and with it began the reign of demon king ‘Kansa.’ The 11-day-long festival was inaugurated by MP Prasanna Acharya in presence of Bargarh MP Prabhas Singh and local MLA Debesh Acharya. The Dhanu Yatra, which is the […]

Bargarh's famous Dhanu Jatra concludes

Bargarh: Curtains were drawn on the famous Dhanu Jatra of Bargarh in Odisha, believed to be the largest open air theatre in the world, with the death of tyrannical king Kansa and coronation of Ugrasen today. During the 11-day festival that kicked off on December 23, Bargarh town was made to resemble Mathura — the […]

Curtains come down on Dhanu Yatra with Kansa's death

Bargarh: The 11-day Dhanu Yatra celebrations came to an end in Bargarh town on Thursday with the enactment of the episode of Mathura king Kansa’s death in the hands of Krishna and Balaram. The largest open air theatre ‘Dhanu Yatra on Sunday concluded with the death of demon king Kansa at the hands of his […]

Bargarh: Demon king ‘Kansa’s reign begins as Dhanu Yatra kicks off

Bargarh: The reign demon king ‘Kansa’ began as the 68th edition of the world famous Dhanu Yatra kicked off today in Bargarh town. ‘Kansa’s rule will continue till January 12. For this enactment of mythological anecdote of Krishna Leela and Mathura Vijay, the Bargarh town has adorned the guise of Mathura Nagar, while Ambapalli has […]

Famous Dhanu Yatra to kick off on Jan 2

Bargarh: The western Odisha town of Bargarh is bustling with activities for the ensuing Dhanu Yatra, the biggest open air theatre in the world, beginning from January 2. This would be the 68th edition of Dhanu Yatra in Bargarh town. Preparation for the most popular event began on Sunday evening after a ritual in the […]

World famous 'Dhanu Yatra' ends with Kansa’s death

Bargarh: The largest open air theatre ‘Dhanu Yatra on Sunday concluded with the death of demon king Kansa at the hands of his nephew Lord Krishna. Lord Krishna accompanied by his brother Balaram, who were invited by Kansa’s minister Akrura to demon’s king durbar, killed the tyrant king marking the end of 11-day festival. Worried […]