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9 days car festival of Goddess Biraja from today in Jajpur

17/10/2020 at 9:14 AM

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.

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