The confusion over the dates of the celebration of Pana Sankranti, the Odia New Year, came to an end with the Mukti Mandap of Srimandir putting its seal on April 14.
Extending greetings, PM Modi wished that the Odia New Year may bring abundance of happiness and good health.
Hanuman Jayanti, the birth of Hindu God Hanuman is also being celebrated across the State. Devotees have thronged temples to have darshan of Hanuman.
While slurping the thick Pana (a drink made from dairy, sweets and seasonal produce) on a balmy evening or passing by a holy basil plant in the neighbourhood being watered by a perforated earthen pot hanging over it, one might get a fleeting thought that the Pana Sankranti couldn’t have come at a better time. […]
Bhubaneswar: With Odias across the State celebrating Maha Bisuba Sankranti popularly known as “Pana” Sankranti, the day marked the beginning of an Odia new year. On this auspicious occasion, special rituals were performed at Sri Jagannath Temple (Srimandir) in Puri with recitation of the new Odia almanac (Panji) before the Holy trinity. As per experts, […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odia New Year was celebrated with religious fervour with people distributing ‘pana’, a traditional cool drink on Saturday. As the day is also celebrated as the birthday of Lord Hanuman, devotees thronged several temples across the State. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also greeted the people of Odisha on the occassion of Maha Bisuba […]
Bhubaneswar: ‘Maha Vishuba Sankranti’, the new year day of Hindus in Odisha, is considered incomplete without the customary ‘Bela pana’ or drink made out of wood apple offered to the deities and later consumed by all. The sweet pulpy drink has a concoction of various elements to make it taste good and palatable. Though the […]
Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and BJP national vice president Baijayant Panda and other eminent political leaders greeted the people of Odisha on the occasion of Odia New Year, also celebrated as “Maha Vishuba Sankranti”. “This Maha Vishuba Sankranti may all your wishes come true. Praying for everyone’s well-being and […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other leaders on Monday greeted people of Odisha on the occasion of Odia New Year and Maha Vishuba Pana Sankranti. Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister wrote in both Odia and English languages. “Happy #OdiaNewYear and Maha Bishuba Pana Sankranti. May the coming […]
Guwahati/Agartala: US President Joe Biden has extended his greetings to the people celebrating festivals such as Pana Sankranti, Rongali Bihu, and Pohela Boishakh among others. Taking to his official Facebook…
Puri: In view of the sudden surge in coronavirus cases in Odisha, Maha Vishuba Sankranti popularly known as Pana Sankranti is being celebrated across the State today in a low-key…
Bhubaneswar: In view of spike in COVID-19 cases, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday issued guidelines imposing restrictions on Pana Sankranti celebrations tomorrow. The Civic Body has prevented gathering…
Bhubaneswar: It is testing time now not only for the people, but also for the State government following a steep rise in Covid-19 cases in the past one week. For the second time in row, the daily Covid-19 cases crossed the 200-mark in the State on Friday, prompting the government to issue fresh guidelines to […]