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Tag: Khandagiri Mela

Magha Saptami
No Khandagiri Mela This Year In Bhubaneswar!

Bhubaneswar: Putting an end to speculations related to the observance of Khandagiri Mela this year, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday has finally decided to cancel it citing COVID guidelines. After a barrage of meetings with all the stake holders, the civic body concluded that with the prevailing COVID-19 restrictions and the ongoing road […]

Khandagiri Mela
Odisha: Uncertainty Over Venue And Visitors For Khandagiri Mela Continues

Bhubaneswar: With Covid-19 guidelines still in place, uncertainty over the organisation of the upcoming Khandagiri Mela in the Capital continues as the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) is still indecisive over the number of visitors and venue for the famous event. The annual Khandagiri-Udaygiri Mahotsav, commonly known as Khandagiri Mela is organised every year on ‘Magha […]

Jatra troupes under fire over vulgarity

Bhubaneswar: Amid protests alleging vulgarity and obscenity in the performances of jatra troupes at Khandagiri Mela in Bhubaneswar, the Twin City Commissionerate Police today issued a directive to troupe owners to refrain from presenting such objectionable performances. Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty stated action will be taken against jatra party owners as per law if they […]

Khandagiri Mela kicks off in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The annual Khandagiri Mela began today at the foothills of Khandagiri and Udayagiri in Bhubaneswar on the occasion of ‘Magha Saptami’. While traders and craftsmen from various parts of the country have assembled at the Mela, this year the Khandagiri-Udaygiri Mahotsav will be a highlight of the fair. The mahotsav, a new addition to […]

Rakhi Sawant enthrals audience at Khandagiri Mela

Bhubaneswar: Bollywood actress and item girl Rakhi Sawant enthralled the audience with her sizzling moves at Khandagiri Mela on Tuesday. Rakhi was seen performing for Sachidananda troupe on Tuesday evening at the 10-day long cultural extravaganza which kick-started at Khandagiri on Friday. The fair witnessed heavy crowd to watch the performance of the Bollywood item […]

Khandagiri Kumbh Mela underway in Capital

Bhubaneswar: The annual Khandagiri Mela that began at the Khandagiri cave foothills here on the occasion of Magha Saptami on Friday is drawing huge footfalls. Leaders and followers of various Hindu religious sects from different states have assembled here in large numbers to perform rituals of Nama Yajna and Sankirtana Yajna to commemorate the event. […]