Rath Yatra

Odisha's Puri to watch 15 hotspot zones amid COVID unlock

Servitors, police personnel, Sri Jagannath temple officials and carpenters participating in the annual fete were made to undergo COVID tests four times.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Curtains come down on Rath Yatra festival with Niladri Bije

The homecoming rituals of the deities started early in the morning with the servitors pe rforming Mangala Alati, Mailum, Tadaplagi, Abakash before the Gopal Bhog was offered.

published on : 24th July 2021

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

Rath Yatra: 'Outsiders present in inner cordon', Puri police registers case

The Rath Yatra was held without participation of devotees and any presence of outsiders could mean a violation of the Supreme Court directive.

published on : 15th July 2021

Rath Yatra: Trinity escorted to Puri's Gundicha temple amid tight security

In the morning, priests performed Mangala Alati, Mailum, Tadap Lagi, Abakash and dressed Lord Jagannath and his siblings in new attires.

published on : 14th July 2021

Prez, PM, CM greet people on Rath Yatra

Naveen praised the Puri servitors, police, administration, public and all other stakeholders for the smooth conduct of Rath Yatra this year.

published on : 13th July 2021

No ‘Ratha Chhuan’ for newborns a second time

Ratha Chhuan is an age old tradition and it has never been discontinued in last so many years in Sambalpur.

published on : 13th July 2021

Car festival ban hits crafts persons

Livelihood of hundreds of crafts persons has been hit due to cancellation of Rath Yatra in Baldevjew temple due to Covid for the second time in a row.

published on : 13th July 2021

The day of sweet Sitabhog

Specifically made on Rath Yatra day, people from across all places here flocked the eateries to buy their share of the delicacy.

published on : 13th July 2021

Rath Yatra remains low-key affair in Bengal for second year amid COVID curbs

At the ISKCON, which had to put off its 50th year celebrations amid the pandemic-induced curbs, Lord Jagannath travelled in a decorated carcade, along with his divine siblings, as part of the rituals.

published on : 12th July 2021

Rath Yatra low-key affair in Bengal amid COVID curbs

At the Kolkata temple of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), which had to put off its 50th year celebrations amid the pandemic-induced curbs

published on : 12th July 2021

Lord of the Universe embarks on annual Rath Yatra in Puri amid Covid protocols, sans devotees

Around 500 servitors were allowed to pull the chariots maintaining social distancing and wearing masks following the directives of the Supreme Court

published on : 12th July 2021

No Rath Yatra in Jharkhand this year due to COVID-19: CM Hemant Soren 

Jharkhand's coronavirus tally stands at 3,46,279, of which 423 are active cases, while 3,40,737 people have recovered from the disease and 5,119 patients have succumbed to the infection to date.

published on : 12th July 2021

Raths ready to roll on Grand Road today

On Sunday, Pujapandas carried agyanmallyas in a procession from Srimandir to the Rath construction yard and handed over those to Biswakarmas to bring the chariots to Simhadwar.

published on : 12th July 2021
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