Prime News, National (Bhubaneshwar), July 14:- The nine-day long annual Jagannath Rath Yatra festival commenced from Saturday amid tight security arrangements in Odisha’s Puri with religious fervor.
Nearly 10 lakh devotees from across the country and abroad are likely to attend the 9-day long festival. PM Narendra Modi on Saturday took to Twitter and extended his greetings on the auspicious occasion of the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra.
”With the blessings of Lord Jagannath, may our country scale new heights of growth. May every Indian be happy and prosperous,” the PM tweeted. The PM also shared a video of the three presiding deities of the famous temple.
On the eve of the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had sent traditional offerings to the Lord Jagannath temple. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).