Articles tagged under: Rath Yatra

City police commissioner’s touching message to cops after Rath Yatra

July 15, 2018
City police commissioner’s touching message to cops after Rath Yatra

Ahmedabad: The Commissioner of Police, Ahmedabad city Shri A.K.Singh (IPS) after peaceful and successful completion of 141st Rathyatra in city, sent a message to cops which touched their hearts. The Commissioner said : "Don't know how to thank all of you. You all must be too tired to read a long congratulating message. Very, very briefly... If this team had participated in FIFA, we might have brought the World Cup home." More than 25,000 cops were involved in Rath Yatra bandobast duty. An...Read More

141st Rath-yatra concluded peacefully, Lord Jagannath returns Nij-Mandir with brother and sister but will spend night out-side

July 14, 2018

Ahmedabad: The 141st rath yatra (chariot procession) of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balbhadra and sister Subhadra from historic Jagannath temple in Ahmedabad which started this morning amid unprecedented security and chants of Jai Ranchhod Makhanchor and Jai Jagannath after the traditional Pahind Vidhi (the ritual of cleaning the route of procession in the temple premises in the morning before its start with golden broom) by chief minister Vijay Rupani and Dy CM Nitin Patel ended peac...Read More

141st Jagannath Rath Yatra begins in Ahmedabad amid unprecedented security, CM,Dy CM use golden brooms for Pahind ritual

July 14, 2018
141st Jagannath Rath Yatra begins in Ahmedabad amid unprecedented security, CM,Dy CM use golden brooms for Pahind ritual

Ahmedabad: Amid unprecedented security, the 141st annual Jagannath Rath Yatra here started at 7 this morning with Pahind Vidhi by CM Vijay Rupani and Deputy CM Nitin Patel in the Jagannath temple in Jamapur area of the city. Earlier BJP president Amit Shah participated in the Mangla Aarti in the temple early morning at 4am. The eyes of the 3 main deities Lord Jagannath, elder brother Balbhadra and sister Subhadra tied with cloth stips two days ago during Netrotsav ritual wer...Read More

PM Modi’s offering for Lord Jagannath arrives on Rath-Yatra eve

July 13, 2018
PM Modi’s offering for Lord Jagannath arrives on Rath-Yatra eve

Ahmedabad: On the eve of the 141 th Rath Yatra (Chariot procession) of Lord Jangannath from the historic temple in Jamalpur here, 'offerings' from Prime Minister Narendra Modi were today offered to the lord. Temple trustee Mahendra Jha said that the traditional offering (prasad) of green gram (moong), blackberries (jamun) and mangoes sent by the PM to the Jagannath temple was received today on the eve of the 141 th rath yatra and was offered to the lord. Jha said that Modi...Read More

16 bombs, pistol found on the roof-top of bootlegger in Ahmedabad on Rath-yatra eve

July 13, 2018
16 bombs, pistol found on the roof-top of bootlegger in Ahmedabad on Rath-yatra eve

Ahmedabad: A day before the 141st Rath-yatra in the city, police today recovered 16 crude bombs and a rifle from the roof-top of the house of notorious bootlegger Shafiq Sanghi alias Guddu near Rajpur toll-point in Gomatinagar area. 'A 32 bore pistol and 16 bombs, some bottles and kerosene were found during a search at around mid-night,' PI Gomatipur C B Tandel said today. Sanghi and another person have been detained in this regard. Meanwhile, the FSL team dur...Read More

Israeli Drone Guard for Ahmedabad Rath Yatra capable of tracking any suspicious drone/low flying object and crash-land it

July 12, 2018
Israeli Drone Guard for Ahmedabad Rath Yatra capable of tracking any suspicious drone/low flying object and crash-land it

Gandhinagar: The drone guard system of Israel to be used for the first time in the security of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra (Chariot Procession) in Ahmedabad, the largest city of Gujarat - the home state of PM Narendra Modi, on July 14 is capable of detecting any drone or other low flying object with potential danger and stopping/force returning/crash landing it. Minister of State for Home in Gujarat Pradipsinh Jadeja today informed this. The 141st Rath Yatra to start fr...Read More

Two golden brooms made for CM, DyCM to perform Pahind Vidhi for 141st Jagannath Yatra

July 10, 2018
Two golden brooms made for CM, DyCM to perform Pahind Vidhi for 141st Jagannath Yatra

Ahmedabad: CM Vijay Rupani and DyCM Nitin Patel would do the Pahind Vidhi on July 14 to mark the beginning of 141st Rath-Yatra from Jagannath temple in Jamalpur area of the city. Addressing a press conference the Trustee of the temple Mahendra Jha today said that two golden brooms, one for CM and another for DyCM have been made for the Pahind Vidhi. Both would do the ritual of cleaning the path of Rath yatra at around 7 am on July 14, the Ashadi beej day and also pull the chariot...Read More

A week before Rath Yatra, MoS Home Jadeja reviews security preparations, walks on sensitive section of yatra route

July 07, 2018
A week before Rath Yatra, MoS Home Jadeja reviews security preparations, walks on sensitive section of yatra route

Ahmedabad: A week before the 141st Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad, during which over 25000 security personnel will be deployed, Minister of State for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja today took stock of the security preparedness. Jadeja held meetings with crime branch and other police officilas and also visited sensitive areas on the Rath Yatra route. The MoS also offered prayers in the Jagannath temple in Jamalpur area of the city. He then went to Dariyapur police stati...Read More

Israeli technology made helium balloon camera to keep vigil during Rath Yatra: MoS Jadeja

July 07, 2018
Israeli technology made helium balloon camera to keep vigil during Rath Yatra: MoS Jadeja

Ahmedabad: Minister of State fro Home, Pradipsinh Jadeja today reviewed the security arrangements for upcoming Rath Yatra festival in wall city area. Jadeja speaking to media persons said, 'Police is going to use Israeli technology made helium balloon high density camera in upcoming Rath Yatra. Such balloon cameras will be integrated and connected to CCTV network. Balloons will capture suspicious movement in the area covered by it and capture the footage for counter arrangement.' Jadeja sa...Read More

Amit Shah to be in Gujarat on July 13-14

July 05, 2018
Amit Shah to be in Gujarat on July 13-14

Gandhinagar: BJP president Amit Shah will be on two-day visit to Gujarat on 13-14 July. Shah, a Vanik from North Gujarat never misses Mangala aarti at Jagannath Mandir in Ahmedabad on Rath Yatra morning. Like every year, he will be at Jagannath Mandir to perform Mangla aarti in the morning on July 14. He will also inaugurate a Youth Parliament event of Karnavati University at Unvarsad road in Gandhinagar. Two-day event is going to be addressed by number of BJP and Congress leaders, LG of Puduche...Read More

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