Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik praises Shree Jagannath temple servitors, administration, police, SJTA for smooth conduct of Ratha Jatra and BahudaJatra.
Chariots of Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath return Srimandir after 9-day sojourn, placed in front of Singha Dwara Puri . Despite waterlogging and incessant rains, lakhs of devotees witness BahudaJatra. For the first time after more than 50 years Chariots of Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath reached Singha Dwara in Puri before time.
Earlier in the mornin Pahandi rituals began two and a half hours ahead of schedule and Lord Sudarshan at first followed by Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and finally Lord Jagannath were taken out of the Gundicha temple to their respective chariots.