Jajpur, Oct 17: The nine-day long car festival of Goddess Biraja will begin from today with the presiding deity of the temple being taken on a tour in a beautifully decorated chariot at 5 pm.
During the festival, the Chariot of Goddess Biraja moves around the temple compound continuously for nine-days. The idol is known as ‘Chalanti Pratima’
This year the district administration is managing the car festival following Orissa High Court order due to Covid-19 pandemic.
The administration has imposed Section 144 CrPC in the temple premises to avoid gathering.