Though he missed the city`s Rathyatra this time, yet Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s fans took out a huge tableau of him and made his presence felt in the procession of Lord Jagannath`s chariot.
Lord Jagannath`s annual Rathyatra passed off peacefully amid tight security here today.
The East Coast Railway has made arrangements for the safety and convenience of passengers during the Rathyatra festival.
Advani lauded the people of Arunachal for their spirit of hospitality and the peace-loving nature of the tribals of the state.
Senior BJP leader LK Advani is
set to start his anti-corruption rathyatra from veteran
socialist leader Jaiprakash Narayan`s birthplace.
The yatra is likely to culminate in Delhi around November 20, just before the Winter session of Parliament begins.
As many as 1.5 lakh people were
served `Maha Bhoj` in Saraspur locality as
part of the rathyatra which culminates at the 400 year old
Lord Jagannath temple.
The annual chariot festival of the Hindu god Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra started here Tuesday morning with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi flagging off the daylong procession amid the chanting of hymns.
Two men suspected to be associated with banned organisation Students of Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) have been arrested ahead of the Rathyatra here, police said on Monday.
Security has been beefed up in
wake of rathyatra of Lord Jagannath to be held on July 13 in
city and over 3000 persons have been detained as a preventive
Despite the temple issue
failing to cut much ice with the voters of late, senior BJP
leader LK Advani on Friday reaffirmed his commitment to building
Ram temple at Ayodhya.
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