PM Modi Speaks About Famous Rath Yatra Of Lord Jagannath In ‘Mann Ki Baat’
Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about the famous Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath that is held in Puri of Odisha every year.
“In just a few days from July 1, the famous Yatra of Lord Jagannath is going to start in Puri, Odisha,” said the PM.
“Efforts are made by the people to have the good fortune of visiting Puri on this occasion,” added the Prime Minister while addressing the nation in ‘Mann Ki Baat’.
Mann Ki Baat is an Indian radio programme hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he addresses the people of the nation on All India Radio, DD National and DD News.
“Be it Ahmedabad or Puri, Lord Jagannath also gives us many deep human messages through this journey,” he said.
“Bhagwan Jagannath Yatra begins on Dwitiya, the second day of the month of Ashadha. In our texts ‘Ashadhasya Dwitiya divase… Rath Yatra’, this is how the description is found in Sanskrit shlokas.” the PM mentioned.