Second edition of the popular book ‘The Car Festival of Lord Jagannath’ dedicated to the nation by Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal

Bhubaneswar: The Second edition of the popular book ‘The Car Festival of Lord Jagannath’ edited a decade ago by late Shri Sarat Chandra Mahapatra ,a noted scholar of Lord Jagannath and contributed by Dr. Satya Narayan Rajguru, Shri Karuna Sagar Behera, Dr H.Kulke, Shri Patitapabana Mahapatra, Dr Praphula Mishra and many others, was dedicated to the nation today by Prof Ganeshi Lal, Honourable Governor, Odisha at Rajbhaban, Bhubaneswar. First edition of this book was published over two decades ago and released at New Delhi by the then President of India Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma. This book has been published by Sri Jagannath Research Centre established at Puri by late Shri Mahapatra after he retired from Government of Odisha as an Additional Secretary. Shri Mahapatra held several important positions in the state government including Administrator of Sri Jagannath Temple, Puri and Officer on Special Duty, Sri Jagannath Temple Administration improvement sub committee. This book, edited by him, is considered as an authentic book on The Chariot Festival.