Jagannath Rath Yatra: After two years, the journey of Lord Jagannath will be held on July 1

Preparations are in full swing for the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Ahmedabad. About 25,000 security personnel will be deployed on all the roads through which the chariot will pass.

New Delhi: Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath will go out after a gap of two years without Covid-19 restrictions. Around lakhs of people are expected to participate in the Yatra this year.


Amit Shah will perform aarti in the temple

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will perform Mangala Aarti at the temple on July 1 at around 4 am before the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra leave. Generally, on the day of "Ashadhi Beej", lakhs of people gather to catch a glimpse of the deities and the procession en route to the Rath Yatra, which includes decorated elephants and several floats.


Preparations are in full swing for the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Ahmedabad. About 25,000 security personnel will be deployed on all the roads through which the chariot will pass. Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath will go out after a gap of two years without covid-19 restrictions. Around lakhs of people are expected to participate in the Yatra this year.


Amit Shah will perform aarti in the temple

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will perform Mangala Aarti at the temple on July 1 at around 4 am before the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra leave. Generally, on the day of "Ashadhi Beej", lakhs of people gather to catch a glimpse of the deities and the procession en route to the Rath Yatra, which includes decorated elephants and several floats.


Rath Yatra will leave from the temple premises at around seven in the morning

Lakhs of people from across Gujarat are expected to participate in the 145th Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath here on July 1. At least 25,000 security personnel will be deployed along the entire route in the city to prevent any untoward incident. The temple's trustee Mahendra Jha said that Union Home Minister Amit Shah will perform Mangala Aarti at the temple at around 4 am on July 1. He said that the 'Mangala Aarti' tradition is going on for many years. The chariots of Lord Jagannath, his brother Lord Balabhadra and sister Subhadra will leave the temple premises at around 7 am.