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BJP’s 6-day Sabarimala Protection Rath Yatra begins

The 6-day march from Muttur to Sabarimala is in protest against the CPM-led LDF governments to implement the Supreme Court order on Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala. Yeddyurappa flagged off the Rath Yatra along with Kerala BJP chief P S Sreedharan Pillai. The yatra will culminate at Pathanamthitta with a …

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Jammu & Kashmir: 60-day Annual Amarnath Yatra concludes

In Jammu & Kashmir, the annual Amarnath Yatra will conclude today on the day of Shravan Purnima coinciding with Raksha Bandhan. The 60-day-long yatra, which commenced from June 28 from both traditional Pahalgam and shortest Baltal tracks, will conclude when the Chhari Mubarak, holy Silver Mace of Lord Shiva will …

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Jammu & Kashmir: Annual Amarnath Yatra to conclude today

In Jammu & Kashmir, the annual Amarnath Yatra will conclude today on the day of Shravan Purnima coinciding with Raksha Bandhan. The 60-day-long yatra, which commenced from June 28 from both traditional Pahalgam and shortest Baltal tracks, will conclude when the Chhari Mubarak, holy Silver Mace of Lord Shiva will …

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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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J&K: Amarnath Yatra resumes; Governor NN Vohra offer prayers

He was among the first pilgrims to offer prayers at the shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. Later talking to Media, the J&K Governor said that all arrangements have been made for the security of two-month-long Amarnath pilgrimage. Vehicles tagged with electromagnetic chips, bike and bullet-proof SUV police convoys and scores …

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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: MoS VK Singh flags off first batch

VK Singh addressed the first batch of 58 Yatris going via Lipulekh pass. The batch was also briefed about arrangements made for Yatris en route. He termed it as the most difficult pilgrimage of devotees of Lord Shiv, considering the tough terrain. He also informed that special officers have been deputed …

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MEA announces lucky draw for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Sushma Swaraj on Monday drew the lots for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2018. Addressing the media, Sushma Swaraj said that around 1580 pilgrims will undertake Yatra this year. The External Affairs Ministry also said that this year, two senior officials will accompany each batch. One of the two will be an experienced …

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