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Rath Yatra comes to an end as Lord Jagannath returns to Puri

The nine-day chariot festival of Lord Jagannath came to an end on July 8.

Devotees throng around chariots during the return of chariots event that marks the end of the nine-day chariot festival of Lord Jagannath in Puri on Tuesday (July 8). (Source: PTI)

Devotees during the Bahuda Yatra or the homecoming festival of Lord Jagannath and two other deities in Puri. (Source: PTI)

Priests carry crown and ornaments of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra during the last day of Puri Rathayatra festival in Puri. (Source: PTI)

The three idols of Hindu god Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra were taken out in a grand procession in specially made chariots and are pulled by thousands of devotees during the festival. (Source: AP)