Jagannath Rath Yatra

Bahuda Jatra of Lord Jagannath underway in Puri amid Covid restrictions

Although the absence of devotees has taken the sheen away from the festival, the return journey of the almighty is being held amid restrictions and Covid protocol for the second consecutive year.

published on : 20th July 2021

Five more booked for breaching Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra cordon 

The move came after devotees, social activists and media reports alleged presence of outsiders in the cordon of the chariots during the live telecast of the annual car festival. 

published on : 17th July 2021

Heavily guarded Puri readies for big day

As many as 65 platoons of police force along with 500 officers of various ranks will be deployed for the festival

published on : 11th July 2021

Puri Rath Yatra's rooftop darshan curb upsets residents

Convenor of Jagannath Sena Priyadarshan Pattnaik says the Collector has no power to restrict movement of family members inside their own house.

published on : 8th July 2021

Lord Jagannath's bathing rituals held amid Covid restrictions, tight security

The 'Snana Yatra' is held on the full-moon day in 'Jyestha' month of the Hindu calendar, considered to be the birthday of Lord Jagannath, ahead of the Rath Yatra.

published on : 24th June 2021

Puri Rath Yatra without devotees this year too 

Other Jagannath temples in the state can only observe the rituals in the temple premises without any celebrations.

published on : 10th June 2021

Crude bombs found ahead of Jagannath Rath Yatra, two held

On the eve of the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra here, police today said it has found crude bombs during a search in Gomatipur, a communally-sensitive area of the city.

published on : 13th July 2018