July 12, 2021 8:23 am
"We hope that Gujarat becomes the first state to come out of the coronavirus pandemic and that the situation returns to normalcy," CM Vijay Rupani said during the occasion, asking the people to watch the proceedings of the event on television.
July 10, 2021 12:05 am
The state government on Thursday had announced that the Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra will be taken out in Ahmedabad amid curfew with devotees asked to watch its live telecast on television.
July 08, 2021 7:25 pm
On Thursday, state Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja said the decision to take out the Yatra was taken in a core committee meeting headed by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani after considering current "high Covid-19 recovery rate" and "low number of new cases" in Gujarat, especially Ahmedabad.
June 25, 2021 7:49 am
The year 2020 marked the first time in 143 years that the historic 143rd Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra procession was cancelled in Ahmedabad by a stay order from the Gujarat High Court during the first wave of pandemic.
June 10, 2021 6:16 pm
Rituals will be confined to Puri Jagannath temple and a maximum of 500 people will be allowed to pull each of the chariots provided they are fully vaccinated or turn negative in RT-PCR Covid tests.
June 30, 2020 4:39 pm
Airtel Xstream and Shemaroo have partnered to bring this year’s Rath Yatra to people’s smartphone and tablets.
June 23, 2020 4:47 am
A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde on Monday partially modified its June 18 order, by which it had restrained temple authorities in Puri and elsewhere in Odisha from taking out Rath Yatras this year.
June 19, 2020 4:38 am
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde also declined to entertain a request to allow the rituals related to the yatra to be confined to the temple without any gathering.
June 18, 2020 2:54 pm
CJI Bobde reportedly said Lord Jagannath wouldn't forgive us if we permitted the pilgrimage to go on as scheduled.
July 05, 2019 9:14 am
While Puri district hosts the principal Rath Yatra ceremony, many places in Odisha organize their own chariot pulling events.
June 23, 2020 7:20 pm
A symbolic Rath Yatra was organised in the Lord Jagannath temple premises on Tuesday after the Gujarat High Court rejected the state government's plea to carry out public procession.
July 04, 2019 11:00 am
The chariots of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balbhadra and sister Subhadra, embarked on the yatra from the 400-year-old Jagannath temple located in Jamalpur area.
June 25, 2017 7:22 pm
Lord Jagannath's chariot Nandighosa, Balabhadra's Taladhwaja and Subhadra's Devadalana are set to go on a nine-day sojourn to the Gundicha Temple
July 09, 2014 11:18 am
The nine-day chariot festival of Lord Jagannath came to an end on July 8.
June 22, 2020 6:07 pm
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