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PM Modi extends greetings on the occasion of Jagannath Rath Yatra

The holy Rath Yatra, also known as Gundicha Yatra of Lord Jagannatha and his siblings, commenced from today.

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended greetings to the citizens on the auspicious occasion of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra.

India wants peace but capable of giving befitting reply if instigated: PM Narendra Modi

Taking to Twitter, the official account of PM tweeted, “My heartiest greetings to all of you on the auspicious occasion of Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra. I wish that this journey filled with reverence & devotion brings happiness, prosperity, good luck and health to the lives of the countrymen”.

The holy Rath Yatra, also known as Gundicha Yatra of Lord Jagannatha and his siblings, commenced from today.

In the Rath Yatra, three chariots for the deities- Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannatha and Devi Subhadra are constructed every year. These sacred carriers are prepared, decorated and assembled by the traditional artists. The craftsmen follow strict rules to participate as servitors in preparing the chariots, which commence on the day of Akshay Tritiya.

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