Rath Yatra
India  /  Published 27.08.21

Jagannath temple servitors to get land

Each of the servitors of Puri Shree Jagannath temple will be given 600sqft of homestead land in the holy town and monetary assistance of Rs 2 lakh to construct their houses on the assigned plots. The...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.21

New Bengal link spotted on Rath Yatra in Puri

“The idea of Biswa Bangla was conceived by chief minister Mamata Banerjee. Now, it is clear that it is getting popular. The servitors of Puri traditionally use the best quality of handloom gamch...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.07.21

Rath Yatra low key in steel city

The steel city saw a low-profile Rath Yatra (chariot festival) celebration for the second consecutive year due to the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. In its 14th year, the Jamshedpur unit ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.07.21

Hemant: No rath yatra this year

"It pains me to not allow Rath Yatra but many stern steps have to be taken to secure our tomorrow. Celebration of many festivals had to be subdued due to COVID-19. Seek blessings of Lord Jagannat...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ranchi

India  /  Published 12.07.21

Gujarat rath amid curfew

  The 144th annual rath yatra of Lord Jagannath began in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city on Monday morning, but it was devoid of the usual festive fervour and crowds due to the curfew imposed on it...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ahmedabad


India  /  Published 12.07.21

Puri Rath Yatra without devotees

Nearly 10,000 cubic feet of wood is used in the making of the three chariots. Heavy iron pieces are fitted into them at different points for support and strength. Jagannath Swain Mohapatra aka Jaguni...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.21

Rathyatra to roll on truck, not chariot

For the first time in five decades, Lord Jagannath will roll out of Iskcon’s Albert Road temple not in a chariot but on a trailer truck, to be escorted by a police pilot car, because of the Covi...
By Sudeshna Banerjee, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.07.21

SC: Rath Yatra only at Puri

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed pleas seeking permission to conduct 'rath yatras' at various places other than Jagannath Puri in Odisha. A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana said...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.07.21

Symbolic rath yatra in coal town

The two oldest Rath Yatra pujas of the district - Hari Mandir of Hirapur (started in 1925) and Panchdev Mandir of Jharia (started in 1932) - will be performed within the temple campus symbolically in ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.06.21

Ranchi Rath Yatra looks doubtful

The over three-century old Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Jagannathpur in Ranchi is unlikely to be held this time too, like last year. Though no official announcements have been made till now and t...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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