Tag: Habisyali

Habishyali In Puri Subjected To Harassment
Habishyalis ‘misbehaved, beaten’ in Puri Srimandir

When the lady entered the Temple to avail darshan of Lord Jagannath, a servitor allegedly pushed her and when she fell down, the servitor even set his foot on her neck.

  • Wednesday, 12 October 2022
‘Habisyalis’ to get free accommodation, food in Puri

Bhubaneswar: As the holy month Kartik began from today, as many as 2000 habisyalis (Women devotees who observe Kartik brata in Puri) will get free accommodation, Mahaprasad and health care under Kartik Habis Brata Yojana. Aimed at facilitating free lodging, health care and food for the Hindu widows during the holy month, the Odisha government […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Govt to construct seven-storey building for Habisyali at Puri

Odisha government today decided to build a seven-storey building in Puri town to house at least 2,000 women who perform “Habisa” (a ritual performed mostly by widows) in the holy month of Kartik.

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Odisha: Visually-Impaired Habisyali Braves Covid-19 To Perform Kartika Brata In Puri

Puri: In view of prevailing COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Puri district administration has imposed restriction on the visit of Habisyalis (elderly woman devotees) to the pilgrim city. However, it has not deterred the spiritual temperament of a few Habisyalis. Though less in number, they have come from different parts of the State to Puri to […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021