Ratha Yatra 2011 On third July 2011 Ratha Yatra festival on was organized at Dhar Block. The festival was organized by Prabal Pramaniks Academy of Arts, Lakshiminarayan Temple Committee and Pandit Askokananda of Ambikeshwer Mahadev Temple at Bhatwan.
The Ratha carrying Holy picture of Jagannath, Subhadra and Balaram went from Lakshminarayan temple Bhamlada and went to Ambikeshwar dham Mahadev Temple at Bhatwan.
Local ladies held a Bhajan session at Ambikeshwar dham Mahadev Temple when the Ratha reached the temple compounds.
Prasad was served to devotees at both the temples. This was a social function that brought together villagers who wanted to participate in this programme.
The Ratha of Jagannath Dev, Subhadra Mata and Balaramji remained at Ambikeshwar dham Mahadev Temple for seven days.
Next Sunday on 10th July 2011 the Ratha was brought back to Prabal Pramaniks Academy of Arts by a group of villagers.
This programme of Ratha Yatra was held for the second time at this area. The first programme was held last year.
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