Puri, May 19:The Snana Purnima ritual and Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings will be held with the participation of devotees this year, informed Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) Chief Administrator after a meeting held here today. However, the devotees cannot touch the deities.
They had a crucial meeting with representatives of Chhatisa Nijoga today. The Collector, chief of Daitapati Nijog and others were present in the meeting.
The Snana Purnima rituals mark the beginning of the world famous Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra.