Bhubaneswar, April 20: Rukuna Rath of Shree Lingaraj halted midway due to sunset. The Yatra was celebrated without the participation of devotees today to contain the spread of Covid cases in the state.
The chariot was accompanied by Lord Chandrashekhar, Goddess Rukmini and Lord Basudev. The chariot was being pulled to Rameswara temple, however, the Yatra stopped midway due to sunset.
The deities make sojourn to Rameswara temple for five days. On the fifth day, the three deities start the return journey called Bahuda.