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Rukuna Rath yatra in Odisha on April 14 to begin at 4 pm

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, April 4: 

The much awaited Lord Lingaraj’s Rukuna Rath yatra which will be held on April 14, the journey will begin at 4 pm in the evening, this was decided in a meeting of temple servitors on Sunday.

Rukuna Rath

Lingaraj Temple Trust’s Executive Officer Kelucharan Ransingh has said the servitors have decided that while pulling of  the Rukuna Rath yatra on April 14 will begin at 4 pm in the evening. On the Bahuda yatra the Rath will be pulled at 3 pm.

He added that the Temple Trust Board has agreed to the  servitors decision.

Temple administration has informed that various Niyog servitors were called for a discussion on Rukuna Rath niti.

On the other hand, the use of the controversial iron stairs used by the servitors and the devotees to climb up the rath has not been decided.

The issue will be taken up in the Trust board meeting Ransingh said .