Rath Yatra: Gajapati performs Chhera Panhara ritual with ceremonial gold broom

Puri: Puri king Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb performed Chhera Panhara ritual (sweeping of chariot floors) on Grand Road on Thursday here. The Chhera Panhara is considered one of the most important rituals performed during the annual Rath Yatra. As per the tradition, the first servitor of Lord Jagannath, Dibyasingha Deb arrived in his royal palanquin ‘Tamjan’ […]

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