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Nuakhai Juhar
Nuakhai Juhar – Western Odisha Dips In Devotion & Celebration

People in western Odisha celebrated the most important agrarian and social festival Nuakhai, which began on Thursday. This year, the festival is being celebrated with pomp and grandeur.

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  • Thursday, 01 September 2022
A special Nuakhai wish
Nuakhai Festival: Young Scuba Diver & Her Father Send Wishes 40 feet Below Arabian Sea

On the eve of Nuakhai on September 10th, Tisya and her father Priyadarshee dived into the sea at the ‘Dibba Rock’ and from a depth of 40 feet they sent out their ‘Nuakhai’ wish to the people.

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  • Saturday, 11 September 2021
Nuakhai Juhar
Nuakhai Festival: Agrarian Fest Celebrated In Western Odisha

The principal agrarian festival of western Odisha Nuakhai is being celebrated today. Though the festival is celebrated with fervour every year, this year it has been a muted affair in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • Saturday, 11 September 2021
Western Odisha gears up for 'Nuakhai' festival

Bolangir: Western Odisha is all set to celebrate the agrarian festival of the region ‘Nuakhai’, the ‘lagna’ of which has been fixed for September 14. As per tradition, people will offer Nabanna, the newly harvested paddy, to Goddesses Samaleswari Devi and later to their presiding deities on Nuakhai. Markets in several parts of Bolangir and […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Western Odisha celebrates Nuakhai with religious fervor

Sambalpur: People across western Odisha are celebrating Nuakhai – the agrarian festival of the region – with religious fervor and devotion today. The celebrations began with the ‘Nabanna’ or new rice out of newly harvested paddy crop was offered to Maa Samaleswari Devi in Sambalpur as per the ‘lagna’ or auspicious moment. Later, people offered […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
When will Nuakhai become a truly pan-Odisha festival?

By Sandeep Sahu #NuakhaiJuhar was trending on Twitter for much of Tuesday. It also dominated the discourse on Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media platforms, besides getting day-long coverage on television with anchors appropriately dressed for the occasion. Even non-Odias joined the fun sending out Nuakhai greetings to their friends and acquaintances. Going by the […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Nuakhai Juhar: The Agrarian Fest Of Western Odisha Begins With 'Nabanna Lagi'

Sambalpur: Festivities gripped Western districts of the State today as the people celebrated Nuakhai, the agrarian festival of Western Odisha with much pomp and grandeur. The ‘Nabanna’ or rice out of newly-harvested paddy crop was offered to Goddess Samaleswari, the presiding deity of Sambalpur between 10:05 AM and 10:20 AM today. As per rituals, after […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Nuakhai Goes Global As Odia Diaspora Celebrates Festival With Gaiety

Bhubaneswar: Global Odias for Odisha’s Development (GOOD), an expatriate group comprising of Odia Professionals living across the globe has made an ambitious attempt to globally popularize Odisha’s premier agrarian festival – Nuakhai. To mark the occasion, the Odia diaspora celebrated Nuakhai in foreign cities like Dubai and London and countries including Japan and America today. […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021