Hakimuddin Nasir, Mahasamund. In Mahasamund district also, the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath took place with pomp and gaiety. Seeing the problems of the devotees due to the heat, Municipality President Rashi Tribhuvan Mahilang himself sprinkled water on the road.
Lord Jagannath’s chariot left the Sri Ram Janaki temple and toured the city and reached his aunt’s house for rest. On this occasion, a large number of devotees gathered on the road to see Lord Jagannath, sister Subhadra and elder brother Balram. It is believed that it rains on the day of Rath Yatra, but due to Lord Indra’s displeasure, the devotees were facing severe heat. Seeing the problems of the devotees, Municipality President Rashi Tribhuvan Mahilang, taking command himself, sprinkled water from the fountain on the hot road.
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