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Rath roster


Where: Swabhumi

Programmes: June 22, 6.30pm: Jugal sankha badan and ranpa dance; flute recital by Pt Abhiram Nanda; Odissi dance by Sonali Mahapatra

June 23, 7pm: Inauguration of Odisha Festival. Classical music concert by Pt Tarun Bhattacharya, Sanjay Joshi and Sunayna Ghosh.

June 24, 10am: Classical dance contest; 11am: Seminar on Lord Jagannath; 11.30am: drawing contest for children in age groups 5-11 years and 12-15 years; 3pm: Khiri-pitha contest for women; Devotional dance by Shalini Ved; Sambalpuri dance

June 25, 7pm: Mahari Gotipua dance (department of culture, government of Odisha)

June 26: Sambalpuri dance; bhajan by Kumar Bapi and troupe from Odisha.

June 27: Recital by Kothar Dance Odissi School; bhajan by Utkala members

June 28, 6.30pm: Prize distribution and dance recital by winners of dance contest. Fusion music by Soumya Shankar Ray and troupe

June 29: Bahuda jatra

Prasad: Every evening


Sri Jagannath Utsav Samity

Where: At CB 54

Ultarath: On June 29, the rath will leave at 4.30pm. It will travel via DB Block, CE Block, CRP Camp and then a final left from PNB Island till it reaches CB 54 again.

Programmes: Till June 28 Vishnu sahasranam paath (6.45am to 7.15am). June 24 to 28: Brahmacharini Sucheta Chaitanya of Chinmaya Mission will speak on Adi Shankara-charya’s Nirvan Shatkam (7.15am to 8.15am). On June 29, Vishnu Sahasranamawali archana (7am to 8.30am).

Prasad: Daily at noon till June 29


Bidhannagar Shree Chaitanya Bhagavat Samaj

Where: At Central Park

Ultarath: The idols will be drawn from Central Part to Karunamoyee and Broadway, before reaching Beleghata.

Fair: The annual Rath-er mela will take place at Central Park till a few days after Ultarath. The last date is yet to be decided. An assortment of items will be on sale from toys, ladies’ accessories to utensils and foodstuff. Timings: 2pm to 9pm. Entry free.

Programmes: There will be music and dance shows, a jatra and a bhajan singing competition that is open to all. Details will be available with the organisers.