Bhubaneswar: Lakshs of devotees from across the State thronged the Dhabaleshwar Pitha at Athagarh this morning to offer Puja to Lord Dhabaleshwar in the Shree Dhabaleswar temple, which is surrounded by the Mahanadi River in all four sides.
The devotees turned in queues to have Darshan of Bada Singhar Besha, a special attire of Lord Dhabaleswar, held on the occasion of Trayodashi Tithi of the holy month of Kartika.
On the day, special Gaja Bhoga is offered to Lord Dhabaleshwar.
Adequate police personnel have been deployed in the temple premises for smooth Darshan of Baba Dhabaleswar.
Besides a Jhulla Pola (hanging bridge), the administration have also arranged boats to ferry devotees from both Cuttack and Athagarh sides.