Mayapur(WB), Jun 25 (PTI) The rath yatra was celebrated with much fervour and gaiety at the ISKCON Mayapur here in Nadia district today. Also Read - COVID-19: PM Modi Holds Virtual Meeting With States, Home Minister Amit Shah Also Present

A large number of people including 1000 foreign devotees participated in the rath yatra braving inclement weather. Also Read - Mamata Banerjee Calls Amit Shah's Lunch At Tribal Family a 'Show Off', Says Food Was Cooked At Five Star Hotels

The devotees pulled the chariots of Lord Jagannath, his elder brother Lord Balabhadra and their sister Devi Subhadra. Also Read - Bizarre! Covid-19 Patient, Declared Dead at Bengal Hospital, Returns Home One Week Later After Recovery

Nadia district administration officials, political leaders and noted personalties from various walks of life participated in the Mayapur ISKCON rath yatra festival.

West Bengal Correctional Services minister Ujjal Biswas participating in the event highlighted importance of unity and said rath yatra in Mayapur that brings all religion together.

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