Ahmedabad: The 144th Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath will be taken out from the temple of Lord Jagannath located in Jamalpur area today. Before the start of Rath Yatra today, Union Home Minister Amit Shah took part in Mangal Aarti at the temple. Only a limited number of people will be allowed to participate in the Rath Yatra and during this time the guidelines related to the corona virus will be strictly followed.
Plan to complete Rath Yatra in five hours
This time a large number of people will not gather in Saraspur during the lunch break. With the passing of the Rath Yatra in the afternoon, the curfew will be lifted from the areas falling on the route. As per the tradition, like every time, the youth of the Khalasi community will pull the three chariots including Lord Jagannath. This time only 60 youths have been allowed to pull the chariots, out of which 20 youths will pull each chariot.
Permission to withdraw was not granted last year