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Govt’s focus should be people’s health, not religion: Gujarat HC on Rath Yatra

July 29, 2020 1:53 am

In a rare midnight hearing, hours before the Rath Yatra on June 23, the High Court had upheld its stay on the procession in Ahmedabad despite the state government moving an application, seeking the procession to be permitted in a limited capacity in the city.

No kids offering jaggery to elephant, just men in khaki keeping vigil

June 23, 2020 5:18 am

For the first time in 143 years, a stay order by the Gujarat High Court was put on the Jagannath Rath Yatra of Ahmedabad, said to be the biggest after Puri in Odisha, amid Coronavirus pandemic.

Gujarat: HC refuses to quash stay on Rath Yatra in hearing that went past 2 am

June 23, 2020 7:27 am

The Gujarat High Court dismissed all intervening applications, as well as the state’s plea, seeking a modification in its June 20 order.

Gujarat HC hearing on, Ahmedabad police issue Rath Yatra route

June 23, 2020 2:19 am

Even as the hearing was on, the office of Joint Commissioner (Traffic) of Ahmedabad police commissionerate put out a route plan, indicating that the 143rd Rath Yatra would be conducted as scheduled on Tuesday.

Supreme Court allows Puri's Rath Yatra with no public attendance

June 22, 2020 8:48 pm

The court has directed the Odisha government to maintain a record of persons allowed in Rath Yatra with details of medical conditions after testing. It also said that those engaged in pulling chariot will maintain social distancing before, during and after Rath Yatra.

Centre moves SC, seeks nod for Puri Rath Yatra without public participation

June 22, 2020 12:16 pm

"The tradition of centuries may not be stopped," the Centre said, while seeking modification of the apex court's June 18 order staying the yatra.

Ahmedabad: Rath Yatra to be held without usual pomp on June 23

June 02, 2020 12:27 am

As preparations are on for the 143rd Rath Yatra, to be held on June 23 this year, temple management trustee Mahendra Jha said that only 30 persons will be allowed to pull a chariot, while attempts to include one or two elephants are on.

Chandan Yatra, Akshaya Tritiya festivals to take place inside Jagannath temple premises

April 25, 2020 4:27 pm

The decision to organise the festivals inside the temple premises was taken during the temple managing committee's meeting with Govardhan Peeth Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati on Friday night.

Ahmedabad: Rath Yatra passes off peacefully amid holy chants

July 05, 2019 10:55 am

In Surat, too, processions were taken out from Sachin, Pandesara, Mahidhapura, Amroli and Surat railway station amid tight security. The most popular was the one taken out by Iskcon Temple, which started from the Surat Railway Station and culminated at Jehangirpura.

In Puri for the Rath Yatra? Take out time to visit these interesting places

July 04, 2019 2:47 pm

Puri, known for its pilgrimage destinations, is also popular for its sandy beaches.


A look at the magnificent Rath Yatra celebrations across the world

July 09, 2019 1:49 pm

What makes the Lord Jagannath yatra unique is that it is the only festival where deities are taken out of temples to travel to devotees.

137th Jagannath Rath Yatra begins with fervour

June 29, 2014 6:13 pm

Amid tight security, the 137th edition of Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra began from the ancient Jagannath Temple.