The beautifully decorated ‘Vimans’, carrying the idols of Radha and Krishna are seen taking rounds of villages across the State
Khandayat Patna village of Rupadeipur Panchayat under Pipili Block in Puri district.is best known for manufacturing decorative wooden palanquins.
Puri: The Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has finalised ritual schedule today for ‘Dola’ festival to be celebrated in Srimandir on March 1. The meeting of Chhattisa Nijoga chaired by SJTA chief administrator Pradeep Jena decided today that the doors of the shrine will be opened at 3 am on Dola Purnima. The Rajadhiraja Besa […]
Bhubaneswar/Puri/Cuttack/Narasinghpur: ‘Dola Purnima’ was celebrated across the State with religious fervour and gaiety. Devotees indulged in throwing ‘phagu’ (colour powder) and chanting devotional rhymes during the Melana at Olakana in Mahanga of Cuttack district. Around 200 ‘bimanas’ from Cuttack, Kendrapara and Jajpur joined the traditional Olakana ‘melana’. In Puri, the Dola Gobinda and Bhu Devi […]
Bhubaneswar: Amidst the surge of Covid-19 cases in the Twin City, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday issued fresh guidelines for the upcoming Holi and Dola Purnima festivals. Earlier, the Odisha government on March 19 had issued restrictions on celebration of all kinds of functions related to “Dola Purnima” and Holi Festivals. The stipulations/restrictions […]
Keonjhar/Jagatsinghpur: As the country braces for a resurgence in COVID cases, two districts in Odisha– Keonjhar and Jagatsinghpur– on Wednesday, issued two different sets of guidelines for the celebration of Dola Jatra later this month. The Jagatsinghpur district administration on Wednesday released an order, completely banning Holi celebrations in public places. However, it suggested partial […]
Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has now undertaken special measures to contain the outbreak of Covid-19 during the upcoming festivities. The move comes after steep hike in the number of new cases being reported from the city in the past few days. On Saturday, Khordha district reported highest 51 new Covid-19 cases in the […]
Puri: The Jagannath temple in Puri will again remain out of bounds for devotees once every week. As per the latest decision, the 12th-century shrine will remain closed every Sunday for carrying out necessary sanitization activities, informed Krishan Kumar, Chief Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (STJA) today. “Today, the Dola Purnima rituals and Suna […]