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Tag: Kartik Purnima

Odisha Celebrates Chadakhai After Kartik Purnima, Too Bad It’s A Saturday

While the non-vegetarian community in Odisha waited patiently for the holy Kartik Month to get over so that they can again go back to savouring their favourite non-vegetarian food, the falling of Chadakhai on a Saturday (Today) has somewhat dampened the fervour.

Beggar Mela
A Unique Mela In Odisha Where Beggars Can Be Choosers

For over a thousand beggars queued up for almost a kilometre, there are thrice the number of donors as well. From rice to clothes, from food to cash, there are so many donors that no beggar ever goes empty-handed from this mela.

Lord Patitapabana's Suna Besha
Devotees Devoid Of Holy Trinity’s Suna Besha On This Kartik Purnima Too

Jagannath devotees were left dejected for the second time in two years after they were refused to witness the beloved Holy Trinity’s Suna Besha on Ratna Sighasana on Kartika Purnima, on Friday.

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3 Minor Boys Drown During Kartika Purnima Festivities

In a tragic incident, 2 minor boys drowned in a pond on Friday in Alipingal Village under Nimapara Police limits. The mishap took place while the victims were collecting miniature boats set afloat in the Pond on the occasion of Kartika Purnima. The victims have been identified as 7-year-old Shakti Sahu & 10-year-old Sairam Barik.

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Tragedy On Kartik Purnima: Two Minors Drown, Another Missing In Odisha
Tragedy On Kartik Purnima: Two Minors Drown, Another Missing In Odisha  

Sairam Barik (10) and Shakti Sahu (7) of Alipingala village in Puri district drowned while 12-year-old Roshan Nayak of Dhenkanal district was swept away by strong water currents while sailing a miniature boat in Brahmani River on the occasion of Kartik Purnima.

Kartika Purnima Special
The Colours And Craft That Make Kartika Purnima Special

Odisha is gearing up for the auspicious Kartika Purnima.

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After Curbs On Baliyatra, Cuttack Admin Bars ‘Boita Bandana Utsav’ This Year

The Cuttack district administration on Tuesday barred people from observing ‘Boita Bandan Utsav’ at public places (water bodies) in the district on Kartik Purnima this year.

Panchaka Brata Begins: Lords Deck Up At Srimandir In Laxminarayan Besha Behind Closed Doors
Panchaka Brata Begins: Lords Deck Up At Srimandir In Laxmi Narayan Besha Behind Closed Doors

The five-day period of Panchaka Brata of the Kartik Month began from Monday. The festive occasion will culminate with the Kartik Purnima on November 19.

Puri Goes Under Security Blanket For Kartik Purnima

Puri: Despite a slew of restrictions in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, extensive security arrangements have been placed in the pilgrim town of Puri in view of public rush on the holy occasion of Kartik Purnima on Monday. On the occasion of Kartik Purnima, the Rajarajeswar Besha or the Golden Attire rituals of Lord Jagannath […]

No ‘Boita Bandana Utsav’, Mass Bathing On Kartik Purnima This Year

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday imposed restrictions on the ‘Boita Bandana Utsav’ and mass bathing on the day of Kartik Purnima (the fifteenth lunar day of Hindu month Kartik) at river ghats and other water bodies on account of Covid-19 pandemic. An order issued by the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) also stated that Bali […]

Historic Cuttack Bali Yatra Gets Off To A Colourful Start

Cuttack: It is the same time of the year when all roads of millennium city Cuttack lead to Quila Maidaan and the banks of river Mahanadi where Odisha’s largest fair, the Bali Yatra is kicked off on the occasion of Kartik Purnima today. Odisha Speaker SN Patro inaugurated the historic Cuttack Bali Yatra today which […]

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Two Odisha Youths Drown While Celebrating Kartik Purnima

Rayagada: On a day when people were busy celebrating Kartik Purnima, two youths died in two separate incidents of drowning while performing the Boita Bandana rituals in Rayagada district on Tuesday. One Suman Behera, a student of Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Institute of Technology (UGMIT), Rayagada, was swept away by water after he accidentally slipped and […]

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ECoR Announces Special Train For Kartik Purnima, Know Details

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway has announced to run special trains on 12/11/2019 (Tuesday) for ensuring easy conveyance and clearing extra rush of passengers on Kartik Purnima in Puri. Train no- 06843, a special passenger train will run from Puri to Palasa on the occasion. The train will leave Puri at 2 PM. Similarly, the […]

Kartika Purnima celebrated with religious fervour across Odisha

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: Kartika Purnima, the full-moon day of the holy month of Kartika, was celebrated with religious fervour across the State today. People from different walks of life floated miniature boats in ponds, rivers and other water bodies to celebrate ‘Boita Bandana’ ritual, remembering the State’s maritime history. People thronged river Mahanadi and Kathajodi ghats and […]

Security beefed up in Puri for ‘Panchuka’ & ‘Kartik Purnima’

Puri: Police have made elaborate security arrangements in Puri, especially near the Srimandir, to ensure smooth darshan of the holy trinity during ‘Panchuka’ and ‘Kartik Purnima’. According to sources, 15 platoons of police force have been deployed in and around the 12th century shrine. Puri Superintendent of Police Sarthak Sarangi informed that apart from police […]

Rath Jatra on Kartik Purnima! A legend lives on in Nuapada

Nuapada: There is no specific occasion or time to worship the Lord of the universe- Sri Jagannath. Such an example is set by Konabira village in Nuapada district where a Rath Jatra is carried out on the occasion of Kartik Purnima. The tradition of celebrating Rath Jatra on Kartik Purnima by locals of Konabira village […]

5 children drown during Kartik Purnima celebrations in Odisha

Kendrapara/Balasore: As many as 5 children were killed in separate mishaps across the State while sailing paper boats as a part of the Kartik Purnima celebrations. Rabindra Jena of Baunsaadia village under Kharasahapur Panchayat in Bahanaga block of Balasore district drowned in a pond while sailing paper boats. He was rescued by his parents and […]