Tag: Kartika Purnima

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Kartika Purnima; reliving the rich maritime history of Odisha

Odisha’s traders travelled abroad in the past for trade and cultural exchanges, one of the most prominent countries they went to was Indonesia.

  • Tuesday, 08 November 2022
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Guru Nanak Jayanti: Tracing his unique bond with Odisha

Guru Nanak was born at the same time as the famous Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and both were equivalently engaged in the spreading of religious teachings.

  • Tuesday, 08 November 2022
Lunar eclipse on Kartika Purnima shatters dreams of boatmakers

Every year, the traditional boat makers of Jaleswarpur, Mahanga block of Cuttack wait for this festive eve to showcase their unique craftsmanship and make thousands of miniature boats for the devotees.

  • Friday, 04 November 2022
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Kartika Purnima: Watch Giant Boat Being Sailed

A huge boat was sailed on the occasion of Kartika Purnima. These visuals are from Odisha’s Balasore district. Devotees sailed this boat as part of Boita Bandana ritual.

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  • Friday, 19 November 2021
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Odisha Celebrates Kartika Purnima Despite Covid Restrictions

On Kartika Purnima, a usually large number of people across the state congregate at river ghats or near other water bodies to take bath in the wee hours and sail miniature boats with lamps and crackers as the festival is known as ‘Boita Bandana’.

  • Friday, 19 November 2021
Covid Curbs Dampen Kartika Purnima Joy
Covid Curbs Dampen Kartika Purnima Joy In Odisha, Boita Bandana Congregations Barred At Various Places

BMC barred outdoor celebration of the auspicious Kartika Purnima on October 19 by imposing restrictions for the public on visiting different temples and water bodies across the city

  • Thursday, 18 November 2021
BMC Prohibits Congregation At Temple, Water Bodies On Kartik Purnima/Bada Osha
BMC Prohibits Congregation At Temple, Water Bodies On Kartik Purnima/Bada Osha

Public congregation won't be allowed at Bindusagar Lake, river ghats and other water bodies within the jurisdiction of BMC.

  • Monday, 15 November 2021
Community feast upsets Balasore villagers' Kartika Purnima festivity

Balasore: In a suspected case of food poisoning, as many as 22 persons including 14 children were taken ill after consuming food at a community feast in Kantabania village under Remuna block of Balasore district here on Saturday. According to sources, residents of Kantabania village had gathered to enjoy Kartika Purnima festivities and take part […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Unique tradition of donation on Kartika Purnima in Balasore

Balasore: Thousands of people thronged Balighat area in the district as per a tradition to donate beggars on the occasion of Kartika Purnima on Friday. Known as ‘Bhikshuk Mela’ in local parlance, thousands of beggars from the State and outside including West Bengal and Jharkhand thronged reached Balighat to participate in the event. “Kartika is […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Minor boy drowns, two youths rescued during 'Boita Bandana'

Keonjhar/Balasore: A minor boy drowned and two other youths were rescued while being swept away by water at two different places of the State during sailing miniature boats as part of the celebrations of Kartika Purnima today. In the first incident, the nine-year-old kid, Subham Rout, drowned while sailing miniature boat in Kusei river at Nuagarh […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
BMC Restricts Sailing Of Boats, Mass Bathing In Bhubaneswar On Kartika Purnima
BMC Restricts Sailing Of Boats, Mass Bathing In Bhubaneswar On Kartika Purnima

Bhubaneswar: In view of the present Covid-19 pandemic situation, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday imposed restrictions on sailing of miniature boats in Bindusagar and other river ghats in the State capital city on the occasion of Kartika Purnima on 30th November 2020. The city administration has also imposed restriction on visiting of temples […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Gopalpur & Sunapur Beach In Ganjam To Remain Out Of Bounds For Public

Berhampur: The sea beach in Gopalpur and Sunapur of Ganjam district will wear a deserted look from Saturday as the local administration has imposed restrictions on public gathering in the beaches for a period of three days till November 30. Reportedly, the decision of the administration comes in the wake of an apprehension of a […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Odisha: Covid-19 Restrictions Dampens Kartika Purnima Celebrations

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 pandemic has cast a shadow on Kartika Purnima celebrations on Monday as the religious fervour associated with the festival was dampened by the prohibitory orders of the Odisha government on congregation of people at river ghats and water bodies for mass bathing and sailing of miniature boats. On Kartika Purnima usually large […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021