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.