Articles tagged under: Rath Yatra

142nd Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra underway in Ahmedabad with sea of devotees and intermittent showers

July 04, 2019
142nd Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra underway in Ahmedabad with sea of devotees and intermittent showers

Ahmedabad: The 142nd annual edition of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra from historic Jagannath temple in the city is being held today amid tight security and intermittent showers and a 'sea of devotees' on the route. CM Vijay Rupani and Deputy CM Nitin Patel jointly performed Pahind ritual (symbolic cleaning of the route with golden broom) before start of the rath-yatra at around 7 am. Prior to that Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah participated in the Mangala Aarti in the temple with...Read More

94 high resolution CCTV cameras fitted at 45 places to keep eye on Rath Yatra route

July 02, 2019
94 high resolution CCTV cameras fitted at 45 places to keep eye on Rath Yatra route

Ahmedabad: A total of 94 high resolution CCTV cameras have been fitted at 45 places in the wake of the 142nd Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra to be held in the city on July 4. According to an AMC release issued today these cameras are connected with optical fiber network. These camera have also been connected to monitoring control rooms of the AMC, Police control room in Shahibaug. Circuit house, Tambu Chowki, DGP office and CM house in capital Gandhinagar.     ...Read More

Amit Shah to visit Gujarat on July 3 – 4

June 17, 2019
Amit Shah to visit Gujarat on July  3 – 4

Gandhinagar: BJP president and union home minister Amit Shah who is Lok Sabha member from Gandhinagar seat in Gujarat will be on two-day visit to home-state on July 3-4. It is learnt that Shah will inaugurate a flyover constructed on Income Tax circle at city's Ashram Road on July 3 after his arrival. He will participate in Mangala aarti with his family members early in the morning next day at city's Jagannath temple ahead of Rath Yatra. Shah always attends Mangala aarti at Jagannath temple ...Read More

City police commissioner’s touching message to cops after Rath Yatra

July 15, 2018
City police commissioner’s touching message to cops after Rath Yatra

Ahmedabad: The Commissioner of Police, Ahmedabad city Shri A.K.Singh (IPS) after peaceful and successful completion of 141st Rathyatra in city, sent a message to cops which touched their hearts. The Commissioner said : "Don't know how to thank all of you. You all must be too tired to read a long congratulating message. Very, very briefly... If this team had participated in FIFA, we might have brought the World Cup home." More than 25,000 cops were involved in Rath Yatra bandobast duty. An...Read More

141st Rath-yatra concluded peacefully, Lord Jagannath returns Nij-Mandir with brother and sister but will spend night out-side

July 14, 2018

Ahmedabad: The 141st rath yatra (chariot procession) of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balbhadra and sister Subhadra from historic Jagannath temple in Ahmedabad which started this morning amid unprecedented security and chants of Jai Ranchhod Makhanchor and Jai Jagannath after the traditional Pahind Vidhi (the ritual of cleaning the route of procession in the temple premises in the morning before its start with golden broom) by chief minister Vijay Rupani and Dy CM Nitin Patel ended peac...Read More

141st Jagannath Rath Yatra begins in Ahmedabad amid unprecedented security, CM,Dy CM use golden brooms for Pahind ritual

July 14, 2018
141st Jagannath Rath Yatra begins in Ahmedabad amid unprecedented security, CM,Dy CM use golden brooms for Pahind ritual

Ahmedabad: Amid unprecedented security, the 141st annual Jagannath Rath Yatra here started at 7 this morning with Pahind Vidhi by CM Vijay Rupani and Deputy CM Nitin Patel in the Jagannath temple in Jamapur area of the city. Earlier BJP president Amit Shah participated in the Mangla Aarti in the temple early morning at 4am. The eyes of the 3 main deities Lord Jagannath, elder brother Balbhadra and sister Subhadra tied with cloth stips two days ago during Netrotsav ritual wer...Read More

PM Modi’s offering for Lord Jagannath arrives on Rath-Yatra eve

July 13, 2018
PM Modi’s offering for Lord Jagannath arrives on Rath-Yatra eve

Ahmedabad: On the eve of the 141 th Rath Yatra (Chariot procession) of Lord Jangannath from the historic temple in Jamalpur here, 'offerings' from Prime Minister Narendra Modi were today offered to the lord. Temple trustee Mahendra Jha said that the traditional offering (prasad) of green gram (moong), blackberries (jamun) and mangoes sent by the PM to the Jagannath temple was received today on the eve of the 141 th rath yatra and was offered to the lord. Jha said that Modi...Read More

16 bombs, pistol found on the roof-top of bootlegger in Ahmedabad on Rath-yatra eve

July 13, 2018
16 bombs, pistol found on the roof-top of bootlegger in Ahmedabad on Rath-yatra eve

Ahmedabad: A day before the 141st Rath-yatra in the city, police today recovered 16 crude bombs and a rifle from the roof-top of the house of notorious bootlegger Shafiq Sanghi alias Guddu near Rajpur toll-point in Gomatinagar area. 'A 32 bore pistol and 16 bombs, some bottles and kerosene were found during a search at around mid-night,' PI Gomatipur C B Tandel said today. Sanghi and another person have been detained in this regard. Meanwhile, the FSL team dur...Read More

Israeli Drone Guard for Ahmedabad Rath Yatra capable of tracking any suspicious drone/low flying object and crash-land it

July 12, 2018
Israeli Drone Guard for Ahmedabad Rath Yatra capable of tracking any suspicious drone/low flying object and crash-land it

Gandhinagar: The drone guard system of Israel to be used for the first time in the security of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra (Chariot Procession) in Ahmedabad, the largest city of Gujarat - the home state of PM Narendra Modi, on July 14 is capable of detecting any drone or other low flying object with potential danger and stopping/force returning/crash landing it. Minister of State for Home in Gujarat Pradipsinh Jadeja today informed this. The 141st Rath Yatra to start fr...Read More

Two golden brooms made for CM, DyCM to perform Pahind Vidhi for 141st Jagannath Yatra

July 10, 2018
Two golden brooms made for CM, DyCM to perform Pahind Vidhi for 141st Jagannath Yatra

Ahmedabad: CM Vijay Rupani and DyCM Nitin Patel would do the Pahind Vidhi on July 14 to mark the beginning of 141st Rath-Yatra from Jagannath temple in Jamalpur area of the city. Addressing a press conference the Trustee of the temple Mahendra Jha today said that two golden brooms, one for CM and another for DyCM have been made for the Pahind Vidhi. Both would do the ritual of cleaning the path of Rath yatra at around 7 am on July 14, the Ashadi beej day and also pull the chariot...Read More