Tag: Ratha Yatra

Snana Purnima Security
5-tier security in Puri for Snana Purnima; Focus on crowd management

ADG, Law and Order, RK Sharma said, “As the Snana Purnima festival will be held with the participation of devotees, elaborate security arrangements have been made for the smooth conduct of the rituals.”

  • Monday, 13 June 2022
Bijay Mohapatra
Rath Yatra: Chief carpenter of Nandighosha waits to serve next year

Puri: The Rath Yatra festival will come to a close in a couple of days as the chariots of Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Goddess Subhadra are heading towards Srimandir after their nine day sojourn at Gundicha temple.  While devotees will wait to see the Lord come out of the abode next year, an unsung […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Ruckus at Chhatisha Niyoga meeting in Puri

Puri: Chaos broke out in the Chhatisha Niyoga meeting held here on Monday over the issue of authorised and unauthorised servitors. While the meeting was held to discuss smooth conduct of rituals during all events of Rath Yatra, when the issue of authorised and unauthorised servitors was raised, tension erupted. As per sources, there was […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Puri Jagannath
Servitors make Jagannath a 'touchy' issue before Rath Yatra

Puri: After ‘poster protest’, servitors of the Jagannath Temple today took out a rally from the Temple to the venue of the third Ratha Yatra Coordination Committee meeting held here on Saturday. Demanding fulfillment of their demands, the servitors submitted a memorandum to law minister Pratap Jena who was present at the coordination meeting. In the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Woman devotee found climbing ‘Nandighosha’

Puri: Defying the restrictions imposed by the district administration and Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), a woman devotee on Friday evening was found climbing on to ‘Nandighosha’, the chariot of Lord Jagannath. According to reports, the woman devotee climbed on the chariot prior to the pahandi of Lord Jagannath to ‘Aadapa Mandap’. When contacted, Laxmidhara […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Baripada all set to celebrate Ratha Jatra today

Baripada: Preparations have reached the final stage for the celebration of the Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra in Baripada on Thursday. As per tradition, Ratha Yatra is celebrated in this district headquarters town a day after the car festival in Puri. Like the Jagannath Temple in Puri, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Ratha Yatra
Ratha Yatra 2021: ‘Nara Birala’ Painting On Chariots Sparks Controversy

A controversy has cropped up over the presence of 'Nara Birala' painting on the chariots after the chief carpenter of Nadighosh Ratha (chariot of Lord Jagannath) Bijay Mohapatra questioned the tradition of such image on the chariots.

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Ratha Yatra
Ratha Yatra 2021: Odisha Police Draw Security Blue-Print, DGP Appeals To Puri Residents

The Odisha police have prepared a detailed security blue-print for the world famous Ratha Yatra at Puri scheduled to be held on July 12.

  • Sunday, 04 July 2021
Rath Yatra festival begins in Puri

Bhubaneswar: The annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings began on Wednesday amidst a congregation of lakhs of devotees in Puri. Lakhs of people have converged to have a glimpse of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra on the Bada Danda (Grand Road). They will travel to Gundicha temple on three giant […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
100 sand Raths created at Puri beach

Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik today completed carving 100 sand chariots at Puri beach in Odisha.

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Sudarsan Pattnaik creating 100 sand raths for new record

Noted artist Sudarsan Pattnaik is attempting another world record by carving 100 sand chariots at the Puri beach in Odisha on upcoming Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Baladevjew Temple
Snana Yatra: Section 144 Clamped Around Baladevjew Temple 

In a bid to prevent congregation of devotees in and around the Baladevjew temple, the Kendrapara district administration has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC for the smooth conduct of SnanaYatra (divine bathing rituals of the holy trinity) today. 

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Ratha Yatra
Mega Public Rally In Baripada Demands Ratha Yatra At Dwitiya Sreekhetra

Hundreds of people belonging to various social and cultural organisation today took out a rally in Baripada town demanding permission for conduct of Ratha Yatra at Haribaldev Jew temple, which is considered as Dwitiya Sreekhetra.

  • Thursday, 17 June 2021
Rath Yatra Restrictions
Rath Yatra 2021: Lord Jagannath’s Juggernaut To Roll Without The Tug Of Devotees

Just like last year, Ratha Yatra will be conducted only in Puri and that too without the participation of devotees this year. In a major announcement on Thursday, Odisha Development Commissioner, Pradeep Jena informed that Ratha Yatra will be conducted abiding by the Supreme Court guidelines of 2020.

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  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
ratha khala
Rath Yatra 2021: Tumba Construction Of Chariots Underway At Puri Ratha Khala Amid Covid Protocols

The construction of chariots for the Holy Trinity’s annual Rath Yatra in Puri is going on in full swing with the traditional carpenters (Maharana Sevayats) carving out the Tumba (circular axles of wheels) of three chariots on the Ratha Khala.

  • Tuesday, 18 May 2021