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State gears up to celebrate festival of chariots
By Our Correspondent, 17/06/2017, Agartala

 

With just counting days left, Tripura is gearing up with all preparation to observe Festival of Chariots with pomp and gaiety on 25th June.  It is to  be mnetioedn here that Festival of Chariots is popularly known as the Rath Yatra which is one of the biggest festival in the state.

Ratha Yatra is a major Hindu festival associated with Lord Jagannath (avatar of Lord Vishnu) held at Puri in India during the months of June or July.

Rath Yatra attracts more than one million pilgrims every year, from across the state. Rath Yatra in other words the Chariot Festival is the only day when devotees who are not allowed into the temple can get a chance to see the deities. This festival is a symbol of equality and integration.

The 3 deities, Lord Jagannath, his elder brother Lord Balabhadra and their sister Subhadra are worshipped within the temple, on this festival they are taken to the streets so that everyone can have the fortune to see them. The 3 deities make an annual journey to their aunt's temple.

 

 
 
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