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Puri, Ahmedabad celebrate Jagannath Rath Yatra

It is said that in the 12th century, Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra took to three giant wooden chariots pulled by devotees during the yatra.

Puri, Ahmedabad celebrate Jagannath Rath Yatra

It is said that in the 12th century, Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra took to three giant wooden chariots pulled by devotees during the yatra. And people have been celebrating this since then to mark the annual journey of the three deities. (Express Photo by Javed Raja)

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Puri, Ahmedabad celebrate Jagannath Rath Yatra

The 141st Rath yatra, which started from the Jagannath temple in Ahmedabad, saw BJP national president Amit Shah attending the ‘mangal aarti’ early morning. Other dignitaries who will attend the event include Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. (Express Photo by Javed Raja)

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