Jagannath Rath Yatra held in Ahmedabad

Written by: Abdul Nisar
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Gandhinagar, July 13 (ANI): Thousands of devotees joined the annual 14-kilometre-long 'Rath Yatra' in Ahmedabad from across the country on Tuesday.evotees sang and prayed as the chariot procession carrying deities of Lord Jagannath, Subhadra and Balram passed through the streets.

Apart from the decorated chariots, 18 caparisoned elephants formed part of the procession.

Gujarat's Chief Minister Narendra Modi also offered prayers before the deities.

"With full enthusiasm, Ahmedabad city welcomes Lord Jagannath and all devotees are moving forward chanting 'Jai Ranchor Makhan Chor'," said Modi.

Police maintained tight security along the entire 14-kilometer route. (ANI)

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