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Cars Replace Chariots Amid Muted Rath Yatra Celebrations In Agartala

Jul 12, 2021

As Covid restrictions continued across Tripura, devotees celebrated a very low-profile Rath Yatra in Agartala this year.

Jagannath Rath Yatra 2021 Begins: Devotees Devastated At Being Barred For Second Year Running

Jul 12, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

Jagannath Rath Yatra 2021: Had it not been for the restrictions imposed by the Covid pandemic, lakhs of devotees would have converged to the holy town of Puri in Odisha


Rath Yatra 2021 Begins Today: No Devotees Allowed, Tight Security Arrangement in Place

For the second consecutive year, the annual Rath Yatra will be held without the participation of devotees and only those servitors who test negative for Covid-19 would be allowed to participate in pulling of the chariots in the wake of the pandemic.

No Rath Yatra Across Odisha, Only At Puri Jagannath Temple: SC

Jul 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri is an annual ritual and this time, it is scheduled for July 12.


West Bengal: JP Nadda To Launch BJP’s Rath Yatra Today

J P Nadda is scheduled to kick off the state-wide rath yatra, named as 'Parivartan Yatra', from Nabadwip in Bengal's Nadia district today

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05 February, 2021

BJP's Claim False, Bengal Govt Did Not Deny Permission For Rath Yatra: TMC

Outlook Web Bureau

The All India Trinamool Congress said on Twitter that the state government has not denied permission to the BJP's programme, contrary to the claims of the saffron party.


30 September, 2020

After Babri Demolition Verdict, Security In Mumbai Is Beefed Up

PTI

Police are taking adequate measures to maintain law and order in the financial capital to avoid any untoward incident.


23 June, 2020

Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra Chariots Move In Puri Amid Covid Restrictions

Outlook Web Bureau

This year, no more than 500 people, including the temple servitors and police personnel, have been be allowed to pull the chariots. They have been permitted to do that only if they have tested negative for COVID-19.


23 June, 2020

Puri Jagannath Temple Servitor Tests Covid Positive As Rath Yatra Gets Underway

IANS

Covid 19 tests of 1,143 servitors were undertaken as per the direction of Supreme Court ahead of the Rath Yatra. Except for one all were found negative.


22 June, 2020

Jagannath Chariots Set To Roll In Puri Tomorrow After Supreme Court Ruling

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court said it can't "micro-manage" Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra in Puri, and will leave it to the wisdom of state, Centre and temple management to take a call.


21 June, 2020

Odisha Govt Silent As Puri Seer Mounts Criticism For Complicity In Cancellation Of Rath Yatra

Sandeep Sahu

Earlier, the Gajapati king, who is the head of the Temple Management Committee, had written to Chief Minister urging him to file a modification petition in the apex court to ensure the religiously and legally sanctioned Rath Yatra is not stopped altogether.


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18 June, 2020

Odisha Govt Faces Flak After SC Stops Rath Yatra In Puri

Sandeep Sahu

All preparations related to the biggest event in the religious calendar of the state had been going apace in anticipation of a token Rath Yatra.


18 June, 2020

‘Lord Jagannath Won't Forgive Us If We Allow It': SC Stays Puri Rath Yatra Due To Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

Lord Jagannath rath yatra and activities connected to it will not be allowed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Supreme Court said


04 July, 2019

Odisha: Nine-Day Grand 'Rath Yatra Festival' Begins In Puri

Outlook Web Bureau

Rath Yatra festival is observed on a grand scale, and the atmosphere in Puri is completely filled with divine sounds of cymbals, manjeera, and drums, while the devotees chant out loud the names of the three deities, Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, and Goddess Subhadra.


02 July, 2019

Newly Elected TMC MP Nusrat Jahan Invited For Rath Yatra By ISKCON In Kolkata

Outlook Web Bureau

Thanking TMC MP Nusrat Jahan for accepting the invitation, ISKCON spokesperson Radharaman Das said, the actor represented an 'all inclusive India' and was 'really showing the road forward'.


13 June, 2019

Odisha Govt Silent On Who Allowed Jagannath Temple Admin To Auction Broadcast Rights Of Rath Yatra

Sandeep Sahu

This year, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), the governing body of the Lord Jagannath temple, invited bids to auction the broadcast rights of the procession.


03 January, 2019

SC Agrees To Hear BJP's Plea On Rath Yatra In West Bengal On January 7

Outlook Web Bureau

The matter was mentioned for urgent hearing before a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and S K Kaul which agreed to hear it on January 7.


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24 December, 2018

BJP Seeks Permission To Hold Rath Yatra In Kolkata, Approaches SC For Urgent Hearing

Outlook Web Bureau

The party has challenged the order of the division bench of the Calcutta High Court which had set aside the order of a single judge allowing the Rath Yatra.


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