Rath Yatra organised in Nellore
International Society for Krishna Consciousness ISKCON has organised Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra here and local residents participated in the event with religious fervour
Nellore: International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) has organised Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra here and local residents participated in the event with religious fervour.
Rajya Sabha Member Vemireddy Prabhakar Reddy, who participated in the event, said that Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath is being conducted in 650 places across the globe. Vemireddy Prabhakar Reddy started the event by pulling the chariot at Barracks Centre. Members of the ISKCON organised the Rath Yatra in the city from Barracks Centre to Sri Krishna Mandir.
Prabhakar Reddy thanked the members of ISKCON for giving him an opportunity to participate in the festival. He also said that every year the festival is being celebrated in the city in a similar tradition and manner being done on the lines of Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra.
Lord Jagannath’s blessings will help the district for scaling new heights in development, he added. ISKCON South India President Bhanu Swamy, Perambur President Gopi Swamy and others were present. A large number of devotees pulled the chariot in the city.