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Construction of chariots begins for Puri Ratha Yatra

The construction of three gigantic wooden chariots of Lord Jagannath has kicked off for the annual June 29 Rath Yatra, or chariot festival, at Odisha`s Puri city, an official said Saturday.

Odisha: Puri Ratha Yatra preparations in full swing

Preparations for the annual Rath Yatra of Odisha`s Jagannath temple in Puri have gained momentum with carpenters working overtime on the three gigantic wooden chariots that will carry deities in a ceremonial procession.