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Jajpur Collector says no to Baruni Mela this year

5/04/2021 at 6:53 PM

Jajpur, April 5: The district administration today announced that Baruni Mela will not be observed this year in view of the resurgence in Covid cases in the state.

The district Collector Chakravarti Singh Rathore announced this today.

Thousands of devotees gather to take a holy dip in the river Baitarani on the occasion of Baruni Snana every year.

A Baruni Mela is observed on the Trayadasi Tithi (13th day) of Krushna Paksha (dark lunar fortnight) in the Odia month of Chaitra (March-April), when sun enters Capricorn zodiac sign.

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