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Jagannath Rath Yatra Begins After 2 Years; Presidents Greets People

The nine-day yatra (pulling of chariots) of Lord Jagannath, Balram and Subhadra will begin later on Friday in Odisha's Puri

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President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday greeted people on the occasion of the 'Rath Yatra' of Lord Jagannath, and prayed for happiness, peace and prosperity of all.

The nine-day yatra (pulling of chariots) of Lord Jagannath, Balram and Subhadra has begun on Friday in Odisha's Puri. Similar yatras will be taken out in other parts of the country.

'Hearty congratulations and best wishes to all the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath. I wish that with the blessings of Mahaprabhu Jagannath, there should be happiness, peace and prosperity in everyone's life', Kovind tweeted in Hindi.






(PTI)