Keonjhar, May 7: The chariot of Lord Jagannath in Keonjhar has earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records, Keonjhar Collector Ashish Thakre informed
The Jagannath chariot of Keonjhar has also been adjudged as the tallest chariot with 72 feet height by India Book of Records, Asia Pacific Records, Global Records and Wonder Book of Records. The measurement of Ratha Yatra chariot in Keonjhar 22 m (72 ft) x 14 m (45 ft) x 14 m (45 ft).
Lord Sri Baladev Jew is worshipped as the supreme deity of Keonjhar district since last 500 years. Although this Ratha Yatra has many similarities in ritual and customs with Puri temple several specialties in the influence of tribal culture has made this Yatra unique.