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Rath Yatra: No toll tax at Pipili on Gundicha, Bahuda & Suna Besha

Puri: Keeping in view the massive congregation during Rath Yatra in Puri, toll taxes will not be collected at Pipili Toll Gate during Gundicha Yatra, Bahuda Yatra and Suna Besha, informed Chief Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA),  Pradipta Mohapatra after the final co-ordination meeting on Rath Yatra preparedness today. Visitors will be exempted […]

Servitors demand action against ‘Khaki misconduct’ during Rath Yatra

Puri: Police officials are now in the ‘eye of the storm’ for alleged misconduct and controversy surrounding touching deities of Puri Jagannath temple during Rath Yatra festival this year. Besides the issue of misbehaving with Puri sub-collector during Sunabesha or driving three magistrate rank officers out of the cordon during Adharpana ritual, the men in […]

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Lakhs witness Bahuda Jatra in Puri

Puri: Lakhs of devotees from across the country and abroad thronged this pilgrim town to witness the Bahuda Jatra (return journey) of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, with concluded peacefully amid tight security today. The festival began with a series of rituals performed by the servitors in the wee hours today. Due to […]

ECoR to run special trains for Bahuda, Sunabesha

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to provide comfortable journey to the commuters and to avoid rush on regular trains to and from Puri during the world famous Car Festival-2016 of Lord Jagannath, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has provided special trains from different parts of the state, including the special trains to and from neighbouring states. Apart […]