Bhubaneswar: Ministry of Home Affairs gives its approval to Odisha govt for chariot construction in Puri with conditions. Ministry of Home Affairs writes a letter to the State’s Chief Secretary in this regard .
MHA said that decision regarding holding of Ratha Yatra to be taken by State government keeping in view the conditions prevailing at that time.
Ratha construction allowed to be undertaken in Ratha-khala situated on both sides of grand road in front of temple office & Sri Nahar; No religious congregation allowed; lockdown guidelines to be followed says MHA.
MHA in a letter issues clarification to Odisha Govt over proposed construction of chariots for conduct of Ratha Yatra,stating,”Ratha construction activities in Ratha-khala,which is situated on both sides of Grand Road in front of Temple Office & Sri Nahar,be immediately permitted”.