Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra 2019: Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra has begun today in Odisha’s Puri. This year, about two lakh pilgrims will be involved in Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra. Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra will last for a week. PM Modi also congratulated people on this occasion by tweeting people. On the other hand, Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with his wife also participated in the Aarti at Lord Jagannath temple in Ahmedabad.
Puri: The start of the journey of Lord Jagannath in Odisha has started today ie that is from Thursday. Around one lakh pilgrims are expected to attend this year’s Rath Yatra this time. This number is 30 percent higher than last year. Union Home Minister Amit Shah worshiped Lord Jagannath with his wife, Sonal Shah in Ahmedabad. Thousands of pilgrims are reaching Puri to attend Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra. PM Modi also congratulated people on this occasion by tweeting people.
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All preparations have been completed for Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra in Puri. Strict security arrangements have been made for the administration to prevent any untoward incident. To join Lord Jagannath’s chariot to join this journey, devotees from all over the world have started reaching Puri. In many different parts of the country, the Rath Yatra is symbolically organized on this occasion.
Best wishes to everyone on the special occasion of the Rath Yatra.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 4, 2019
We pray to Lord Jagannath and seek his blessings for the good health, happiness and prosperity of everyone.
Jai Jagannath. pic.twitter.com/l9v36YlUQ5
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted the people before the commencement of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra. PM Modi wrote on Twitter: “Congratulations to everyone on the special occasion of the Rath Yatra. We pray to Lord Jagannath and seek His blessings for the good health, happiness and prosperity of all. Jai Jagannath. ‘
Union Home Minister Amit Shah also reached his Jagannath temple in Ahmedabad this morning along with his wife Sonal Shah and joined the Aarti. Let us tell you that at Jagannath temple every morning at 4AM, Lord Jagannath’s aarti happens. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel also left the Ratha yatra with a broom in front of the chariot.