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Punjab CM Channi gave tag of ‘state festival’ to Jagannath Rath Yatra

Punjab CM Channi gave tag of ‘state festival’ to Jagannath Rath Yatra – Charanjit Singh Channi, Chief Minister of Punjab state has announced to declare Lord Krishna Balram Jagannath Rath Yatra as an annual state festival.

  • Punjab CM also has announced a grant of Rs 2.51 crore for the Iskcon Temple in Ludhiana, Punjab.
  • The state govt is developing the Bhagavad Gita and Ramayana Research Centre on a 20-acre land in Patiala.
  • The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) conducts the Rath Yatra for devotees of the Hindu community.
  • Jagannath Rath Yatra is considered the 2nd largest congregation of Lord Jagannath after the historic Jagannath Yatra of Puri in Odisha.

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About Punjab

  • Capital: Chandigarh
  • Governor: Banwarilal Purohit
  • Chief minister: Charanjit Singh Channi

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