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"Ratha Yatra is a Hindu festival associated with Lord Jagannath held at Puri in the state of Odisha"    "Thursday, 4 July Ratha Yatra 2019"

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Ratha Yatra is a Hindu festival associated with Lord Jagannath held at Puri in the state of Odisha
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'The most awaited festival of Rath Yatra or Car Festival Puri commences on the 25th June, Sunday 2017 and Return Car Festival or' Bahuda Jatra' falls on 3rd July Monday 2017. rathyatra Also known as Chariot Festival or Car festival, this is one of the most awaited Hindu festivals of the state as well as the country. The celebration of this day starts much earlier that comprises the construction and decoration of the Raths or Chariot by numerous devotees & volunteers. The three chariots that are the highlights of the entire Yatra are pulled by strings. The chariot of Lord Jagannath which is 45.6 feet high, high comprises 18 wheels and is referred as Nandighosa. Balabhadra’s chariot is made 45 feet high with 16 wheels is called Taladhvaja. The chariot of Subhadra known as Devadalana has 14 wheels and is 44.6 feet high. All these chariots are decorated with various designs and colors by the artists of Puri that showcases their enthusiasm for the Yatra.

The famous festival that is celebrated usually in the month of June or July commences when the chariots of Lord Jagannath accompanied by his elder brother Balabhadra and sister Devi Subhadra are brought out on to the Main Street of Puri known as Bada Danda. The Chariots are then taken to the Shri Gundicha Temple to their aunt’s house where the deities enjoy a nine days stay and are served with sweet pancakes.