Lingaraj Temple admin decided not to held Rukuna Ratha festival due to lockdown in the City.

Bhubaneswar: The age-old tradition of Rukuna Ratha festival of Lord Lingaraj has been suspended this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Lord Lingaraj Temple Administration has decided not to hold the annual car festival of Lord Lingaraj on the auspicious occasion of Ashokashtami on April 1.

Khordha District Collector, Sitanshu Kumar Rout, who is the Chairperson of Shree Lingaraj Temple Trust Board, has informed the chiefs of servitor communities accordingly.

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