Devotees throng Ahmedabad as annual Rath Yatra begins

News unlimited - Saturday, 14 July 2018

Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Jul 14 (ANI): Devotees from all across the country thronged in Ahmedabad, for the world famous Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath, on Saturday.

During the yatra, Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra took to three giant wooden chariots pulled by devotees.

Rath Yatra (chariot festival) is the celebration marking the annual journey of the three deities from the 12th century.

The yatra is a nine-day-long celebration which will end with the Bahuda Yatra.

Meanwhile, the security in the region has been tightened to tackle any untoward incident..

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