World famous Ratha Yatra in Puri to be celebrated sans devotee today

Bhubnaeswar : Amid corona scare, for the consecutive second time the Ratha Yatra festival of lord Jagannath will be celebrated sans devotees and only sevayats will be allowed to pull the chariot, in view to contain the spread of the deadly virus.

Besides, three chariots i.e. Nandighosh of Lord Jagannath, Taladhwaja of Lord Balabhadra and Darpadalan of Devi Subhdra has now been parked in front of the Singhadwara and are now waiting to grace lords arrival and carry them to their aunt’s house (Gundicha Temple) on a nine day sojourn as per the lord Jaganath cult.