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Pana Sankranti to be observed on April 14: Puri Mukti Mandap
Pana Sankranti to be observed on April 14: Puri Mukti Mandap

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. 

  • Monday, 12 February 2024
Happy Pana Sankranti and Odia New Year: President, PM Modi and others extend greetings
Happy Pana Sankranti and Odia New Year: President, PM Modi and others extend greetings

Extending greetings, PM Modi wished that the Odia New Year may bring abundance of happiness and good health.

  • Friday, 14 April 2023
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Pana Sankranti, Odia New Year Observed Across Odisha; PM, CM Greet People

Hanuman Jayanti, the birth of Hindu God Hanuman is also being celebrated across the State. Devotees have thronged temples to have darshan of Hanuman.

  • Thursday, 14 April 2022
Pana Sankranti - tulsi, Holy Basil
Pana Sankranti: Not history, but geography also important

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. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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New almanac comes into effect on Odia New Year

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, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Odia New Year celebrated with religious fervour

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Can Maha Visuba Sankranti be complete without ‘Bela pana’ ?

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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PM Modi, CM greet people of Odisha on Maha Vishuba Sankranti

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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
President Kovind, PM Modi & other leaders greet on Odia New Year
President Kovind, PM Modi greet people of Odisha on Odia New Year

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 […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
US Prez Biden Extends Pana Sankranti, Pohela Boishakh, Bihu Greetings
US Prez Biden Extends Pana Sankranti, Pohela Boishakh, Bihu Greetings

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…

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Covid-19 Casts Shadow On Pana Sankranti Celebrations In Odisha

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…

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Covid Curbs On Pana Sankranti Celebrations In Bhubaneswar, SOPs For Ramzan Soon
Covid Curbs On Pana Sankranti Celebrations In Bhubaneswar, SOPs For Ramzan Soon

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…

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Covid-19 Surge: Odisha Issues Fresh Guidelines, Bans Congregations For Religious Festivals In April

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 […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021
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