Bhubaneswar: The wait is over, Maha Shivratri has finally arrived and the devotees are filled with joy.
A flood of devotees can be seen across various shrines around the city.
Devotees in large numbers, irrespective of their gender can be seen in the Shiva shrines.
The famous Lingaraj temple in the old town area of Bhubaneswar receives the highest number of devotees on this occasion.
Barricades have been arranged by the temple administration for convenience of the devotees.
The ‘Mahadeep’ will be raised at the Lingaraj Temple on 10 pm sharp.
Temple authorities are determined to complete the activities scheduled on this occasion on time.