Chariots in Puri must be the tallest than those anywhere in the world: Gajapati Dibyasingh Deb

Puri: Chariots in Puri must be the tallest than those anywhere in the world, said Puri King Gajapati Dibyasingh Deb while he was making his statement regarding the controversy over the largest Ratha Yatra chariot in the world.

While speaking to the media persons today the Puri King said, “As per our knowledge, when it comes to the tradition, the cult and heritage of Lord Jagannath, the Purushottam Kshetra or Puri is the ‘Moola Peeth and the chariots or ‘Raths’ in Pui must be the tallest than those anywhere in the world.

It is to be noted here that the chariot of Lord Jagannath in Keonjhar earned the Guinness World Records title as the largest Ratha Yatra chariot last month. “The largest Ratha Yatra chariot is 22 m (72 ft) x 14 m (45 ft) x 14 m (45 ft) and was achieved by The Executive Officer, Debottar, Keonjhar (India), in Keonjhar, India, on 2 August 2019,” read the certificate issued by the Guinness World Records.

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