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Budhi Thakurani Yatra will begin in Berhampur later on Friday

Berhampur:29/3/19: The famous Budhi Thakurani Yatra will begin in Berhampur later on Friday. All preparations are in the final stages as Goddess Budhi Thakurani will visit her parental house at midnight on Friday, after which the Yatra will begin.

Notably, she is the presiding deity of the silk city. As per tradition,  Goddess Budhi Thakurani is taken to her temporary abode at Desibehera street during the festival, where she stays till the Jatra ends.

Budhi Thakurani’s father Deshi Behera will come to the temple on Friday to invite her. He will offer Puja to the Goddess at night. Sweet cakes and pana will be offered to the Goddess. When Deshi Behera will get the Agyan Mala, the Goddess will be taken to her parental place.

The Yatra will continue for 29 days beginning from Friday.

The people of the silk city have been desperately waiting for the Yatra, celebrated once in two years. Water, electricity and fire service personnel will cooperate with the people during the Yatra.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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