Raja Festival comes once in a year and spreads joy and happiness for three days straight, in every Odia household. During this 3-day fest, eating paan is almost a mandatory ritual for all and sundry.
Today marks the first day of the three-day Raja festival celebrated all over Odisha. These little girls dressed in colourful attire, are singing ‘Banaste Dakila Gaja’ to celebrate the festival.
Ahead of the Raja festival, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Police Commissioner, Soumendra Priyadarshi warned against any violation of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. The Commissioner informed that strict action will be taken against violators during the Raja festival.
Bhubaneswar: It is that part of the year when Odia women come together to celebrate Raja- the three-day extravaganza with friends and family members. But this time, the festivities are quite somber owing to the social distancing norms in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. Raja, which is a unique festival that celebrates womanhood, is among the […]
Bhubaneswar: Banaste Dakila Gaja…. it’s once again that time of the year when Odia women come together to celebrate Raja- the three day extravaganza with pithas, paans and swings Decked up in their best attires and donning their choicest jewellery, women of all ages were today seen all geared up to make the best out […]
Bhubaneswar: Amidst the ongoing debate and social campaign over proper name of the festival – Raja, Odisha is all set to celebrate the Pahili Raja tomorrow with pomp and grandeur. From villages to cities, the preparations for festival have almost reached its final stages with girls busy in doing last minute shopping for the three-day […]