Tag: Ratha Jatra

Rath Yatra: Hue and cry over decision to auction live broadcast rights

Bhubaneswar: With just under a month remaining for the world famous Rath Yatra in Puri, the Odisha government has come up with a huge change and has decided to auction the rights of live broadcast of the mega event this year. While earlier, several news channels used to live telecast the Rath Yatra, the Shree […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
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Rath Yatra: 200 special buses to Puri during mega festival

Puri: Odisha government has decided to deploy additional 200 buses to ensure that devotees do not face any hardship in travelling to Puri during Rath Yatra, informed Central Range Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Anil Samal after a high-level meeting held on Monday. As per official sources, stringent action will be taken against the private buses […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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SJTA’s decision on granting of Rath Yatra telecast rights today

Bhubaneswar: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) will take the final decision over auction of Rath Yatra live broadcasting rights today. Close on the heels of the temple administration’s letter inviting reputed TV channels to bid for the live broadcast rights of the event, several Odia and Hindi channels on Monday participated in the bidding […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Rath Yatra live telecast: SJTA backtracks on broadcast rights auction, wants share of TV revenue

Bhubaneswar: Putting all speculations to rest, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) today backpedalled on its decision to auction the live telecast rights of the Puri Rath Yatra thereby allowing all the broadcasting channels to continue telecasting the mega festival on their platforms. Shortly after a meeting of the Srimandir Management Committee chaired by Puri […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Rath Yatra: Chaka Dera ritual concludes in Puri

Puri: Just a few weeks before the world famous chariot festival of Lord Jagannath kicks off in Puri, the ‘Chaka Dera’ ritual completed in the pilgrim city on Tuesday. The ‘Chaka Dera Anukula’ or the initiation of chariot wheels ceremony for the upcoming festival began on the concluding day of ‘Bahara Chandan Yatra’ of the […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Repair of Srimandir to be taken up during Rath Yatra

Bhubaneswar: The inspection, necessary repair and restoration work of Puri Srimandir will be carried out during the Rath Yatra, when the three deities will be away at the Mausi Maa temple from the period between Gundicha Yatra and Niladri Bije. Chief Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), Pradipta Mohapatra today informed that a team […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Rath Yatra: Sevaks express doubt over timely installation of Chari Nahaka

Puri: With just three days before the Snana Purnima ritual of Lord Jagannath in Puri, servitor groups engaged in construction of chariots for the three deities have expressed concerns over initiating the timely installation of the ‘Chari Nahaka’. Snana Purnima is the first major ritual of the month-long Rath Yatra festivities and as per tradition, […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Devotees flock Alarnath as Anasara period begins in Puri Srimandir

Puri: With the beginning of ‘Anasara’ period from today (15-day-long period during which Holy Trinity stays away from public darshan) after the conclusion of Deba Snana Purnima rituals in Puri Srimandir yesterday, devotees have started thronging Alarnath Temple in Brahmagiri to seek blessings of Lord Alarnath, an avatar of Lord Jagannath. Today on the first […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Central team reviews Cyclone Fani restoration works in Puri for second time

Puri: Ahead of Rath Yatra, a Central team led by Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs Vivek Bharadwaj today reviewed the restoration works in cyclone Fani-affected areas of Puri district. The 11-member inter-ministerial team reportedly visited Manitalasahi and Atheisi villages of Dugal panchayat under Satyabadi and Bhoi Sahi village of Harekrushnapur under Puri […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Rath Yatra: Families Who Have Dedicated Themselves In The Service Of Lord Jagannath

Puri: With just a few days left for Rath Yatra, lakhs of people across the world are getting ready for the mega festival in Puri. On this special occasion, as the Holy Trinity will embark on an annual sojourn to the temple of Mausi Maa, there are some families who have defined the true meaning […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Rath Yatra 2019: ECoR Launches Mobile App For Benefit Of Passengers

Bhubaneswar/Puri: With an aim to provide information electronically and promote Digital India, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has launched Rath Yatra Mobile App ‘ECOR YATRA’ for the benefit of the passengers especially the devotees coming to witness the world famous car fest-2019 at Puri. The information was provided by Ajoy Behera, Chief Commercial Manager of the […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Railway Initiative For Rath Yatra! Here's ECoR's Special Appeal To All Passengers

To be extra careful in overcrowded Trains Manpower mobilisation done for smooth running of Trains & Crowd Management Use UTS Mobile App to book journey Ticket by avoiding rush at Counters Rath Yatra Mobile App ECOR Yatra to get Railway information & facilities Ahead of the world famous annual Rath Yatra in Puri, East Coast […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Rath Yatra: Ritual Schedule & Security Arrangements In Place

Puri: With just a day before the commencement of Rath Yatra tomorrow, the Agyan Mala Bije ritual on the three chariots of the Holy Trinity was conducted in Puri today. Agyan Mala Bije is like the divine permission from the Lords for readying the three chariots for the festival. As per ritual, Pujapanda servitors of […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Rath Yatra 2019: Puri to host Sun, clouds; high humidity amid thunderstorm probability

Bhubaneswar: With the pilgrim city all decked up for the annual World famous car fest tomorrow, it seems rains will also have a day out on the town on the big day. The latest weather models forecast nil precipitation on July 4. However, Skymet models show around 1-2mm (light) rainfall in Puri on the D-day. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Rath Yatra LIVE: Pahandi rituals begin at Srimandir

Puri: Among loud chants of Hari Bola and conchs and gongs reverberating in the air, the Pahandi rituals of Lord Sudarshan and the three sibling deities being carried to their respective chariots have begun for the Rath Yatra. The gorgeously decorated deities will be seated atop the chariots in which they will travel to visit […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021