C.R. Paatil Partakes In Netrotsav Ceremony Ahead Of Rath Yatra

June 29, 2022 12:16 pm

Lord Jagannath’s Netrotsav ceremony was celebrated with much enthusiasm today at Ahmedabad’s Jagannath Temple. Dignitaries including Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President C.R. Paatil and state Home Miniter Harsh Sanghavi participated in the pious rituals. During the Netrotsav ceremony, Lord Jagannath, his brother Balram and sister Subhadra are blindfolded. The blindfold is removed on the day […]

Harsh Sanghvi Reviews Security Along Rath Yatra Route

June 28, 2022 12:40 pm

State Home Minister Harsh Sanghvi this morning inspected the security arrangements along the route of Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra on foot. The yatra will be held on July 1 this year. Security departments, police, and even crime branch teams are working to ensure that there are no conflicts or clashes, or any other unpleasant incidents […]

AMC & Crime Branch Review Security Arrangements For Rath Yatra

June 23, 2022 2:45 pm

Gujarat is gearing up for Lord Jagganath’s Rath Yatra, which will be celebrated on July 1. According to sources, on that day, the state will see a total of 152 Rath Yatras and nearly 60 Shobha Yatras. As such, the state police and security authorities are already planning arrangements so that all festivities are carried […]

Ahmedabad: Performers Practise Stunts For Rath Yatra On July 1

June 22, 2022 2:22 pm

Gujarat will celebrate 145th Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath on July 1, and preparations for the same are in full swing. Rath Yatra is a huge, colourful procession, where people sing hymns, dance, and showcase different performances and talents. During the yatra, idols of Lord Jagannath, which is a different name for Lord Krishna, his […]

Ahmedabad Petrol Shortage: Ground Reality Is Worse Than Expected

June 16, 2022 1:06 pm

In the past week, there has been a lot of uncertainty over the availability of petrol in Gujarat. Sources have reported that private petrol pumps have begun rationing the petrol for two-wheelers as well as four-wheelers. This situation, though, is not limited to the state but is being observed throughout India. The rising prices of […]

April: A Month of Piety, Regardless of Religion

April 28, 2022 6:49 pm

Have you ever realized that festivals from different religions often coincide? Today, the world is reeling from religious violence, communal clashes and all sorts of political debates and propaganda that might provoke enmity between people of two different religions. People barely think before spreading hate over some religion or its practices. Some might not like […]

Good Friday: People Re-enact Jesus Christ’s Crucifixion at Mt Carmel Cathedral

April 15, 2022 3:26 pm

Today marks an important day for the Christian community as they observe Good Friday, the day that marks the crucifixion Jesus Christ. The day is observed before Easter Sunday, as Christians commemorate the suffering and death of the Lord on the cross. In their attempt to spread awareness regarding this pious day, devotees re-enacted Christ’s […]