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Nine-day long Jagannath Rath Yatra begins with religious fervour

Devotees pull the three colourfully decorated chariots, which carry the three idols of the deities. Lakhs of devotees congregate in the pilgrim town to witness the nine-day chariot festival. The rath yatra of Lord Jagannath also began in Ahmedabad. Lakhs of devotees are attending the yatra. Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani …

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Jagannath Rath Yatra starts in Ahmedabad

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel performed ‘Pahind Vidhi’ – a symbolic ritual of cleaning the way for the chariots using a golden broom. The chariots of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balbhadra and sister Subhadra, then embarked on the yatra from the 400- year-old Jagannath …

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