Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Shri Jagannath Rath Yatra taken out

A large range of individuals participated in an exceedingly grand ‘Shri Jagannathji Rath Yatra’ taken out within the recent town here nowadays. The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), organized this initial ever "Shri Jaganath Rath Yatra" within the town of temples nowadays.Hundreds of devotees, dancing on the tune of song "Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare, Hare Ram Hare Ram Ram Ram Hare Hare" and rhythm of drum beats, attracted everyone’s sight. an outsized range of girls and kids conjointly accompanied the yatra.The "Rath Yatra" commenced from town Palace, Kachi Chawni, and it responded to Parade Ground, Shalamar, Kanak Mandi, Rajinder Bazaar, Shaheedi Chowk, Raghunath Mandir, Indra Chowk, Gumat, Vinayak Bazaar, Dogra Chowk, Jewel, Canal Head, Guest House, Gole Pulli, Bohri and culminated at KK Resort, Udheywala Bohri.Hundreds of individuals from the roof prime of their homes and on the road were seen waiting to possess the glimpse of tableaux of Lord Jaganathji, his brother Baldev and sister Subhadra, moving on a fantastically adorned chariot.Chairman, J&K Legislative Council, Amrit Malhotra, was the Chief Guest whereas Madan Lal Sharma and Choudhary Lal Singh, each Members of Parliament, were the Guests of Honour.The Rath Yatra pageant of chariots originates in Puri, Orrisa and it's the oldest known pageant and has been celebrated for over thousands of years.The founder Acharya of ISKCON, C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, introduced the ‘Rath Yatra’ pageant through out the planet. Among others gift were Vikram Malhotra, president Rath Yatra Committee, Jai Keshav Dass, organizing president, SC Bali, president Reception Committee, HG Sarvbhaum Bhattacharya Dass, General Manager, ISKCON Jammu, Surinder Peshin and Sanjeev, pageant coordinators and Rohit Bali, general secretary.

SASB clarifies report on duration of yatra

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