Bhubaneswar: Devotees throng shiva shrines across Odisha on Mahashivratri. Special arrangements made at Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar, Dhabaleswar temple in Cuttack, Kapilash in Dhenkanal, & Baba Lokanath temple in Puri as devotees queue up at the Shiva shrines on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.
Outside the Lingaraj temple, devotees were seen in serpentine queues to pay obeisance to the Lord .
PM Narendra Modi greets people on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri. CM Naveen Patnaik, Dharmendra Pradhan greet people on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.