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Festivity Grips Kendrapara As Gajalaxmi Puja Nears

Kendrapara: With the Gajalaxmi Puja round the corner, preparations are on in full swing in the district. Festivity has gripped the Kendrapara town and adjoining areas as the week-long puja is all set to start this Friday (tomorrow). As many as 60 puja pandals have been set up by different puja committees across the town. […]

Gajalaxmi Puja: Kendrapara SP Issues COVID19 Guidelines

Kendrapada: In a bid to check social gathering in view of the COVID19 pandemic, Kendrapada SP Niti Shekhar today issued guidelines to be followed by pandals during the Gajalaxmi Puja. As per the guidelines, restrictions have been clamped on lighting, decoration, playing of music and cultural programmes at the pandals. In an attempt to prevent […]

Kumar Purnima celebrations mark beginning of 11-day Laxmi Puja across Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Dhenkanal/Kendrapara: ‘’Kumara punei janha go phula baula beni…’’ is the lore that echoes from all around on Kumar Purnima, an Odia festival being celebrated today all over the state. A festival that traces its origin to Laxmi Puja that is also celebrated on this day – the last day of Ashwina month, marking the beginning […]

Celebrations of Gajalaxmi Puja begin with fervor across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Gajalaxmi Puja of Goddess Laxmi is being celebrated with much fervour at various places across the state especially in Dhenkanal and Kendrapara. Festive fever has gripped Dhenkanal district, popular for the Gajalaxmi Puja, with the district administration making elaborate arrangements for the 10-day festival. This year, Goddess Laxmi, the deity of wealth and prosperity, […]

Dhenkanal decked as Laxmi Puja kicks off

Dhenkanal: Dhenkanal town which is known for its famous Gajalaxmi Puja has been beautifully decorated to welcome the Goddess of Wealth as the puja kicked started from today. The puja which began from 10 AM will continue at least three days even though the celebration will last for 11 days. As many as 40 Puja […]