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Covid-19: Puri Jagannath Temple To Remain Closed On Sundays For Sanitisation

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 […]

Covid-19 Resurgence: BMC Clamps Additional Restrictions For Holi, Dola Purnima; Check Details

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 […]

Covid-19 Resurgence In Odisha: Restricted Dola Yatra In Jagatsinghpur, No Public Celebrations In Keonjhar

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 […]

Covid-19 Second Wave Fear: BMC Issues Fresh Guidelines For Holi, Dola Purnima; Check Details

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 […]

'Dola' rituals schedule of Lord Jagannath finalised

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 […]

Holy ‘Dola Purnima’ celebrated across Odisha

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 […]