Lord Jagannath 140th Rath Yatra Gear up Ahmedabad-Rath Yatra Watch Live

The administration in Gujarat is all geared to host country’s second biggest Rath Yatra, next only to Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra, in Ahmedabad.Today 140th Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad would be taken out across the Ahmedabad City.The state has deployed over 20,000 policemen, five joint commissioners of police, 42 deputy commissioners of police, 101 assistant CPs, 298 police inspectors, paramilitary personnel from CRPF, BSF and Rapid Action Force, as well as NSG commandos would be stationed throughout the route of the yatra.

The NSG commandos would keep an eye on the yatra attended by lakhs of devotees for the first time ever in its 140-year history. “Nearly 10,000 cops from the Ahmedabad city will be on standby during the annual procession,” AK Singh, commissioner of police, Ahmedabad, said.

The entire route of Rath Yatra will also be under surveillance, with more than 300 CCTV cameras keeping a close watch on movements. UAVs or drones would also be deployed for aerial surveillance, even as camera fitted to police vehicles, would move along with the procession.

The procession, led by a chariot with the statue of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balbhadra and sister Goddess Subhadra, covers around 15 kilometres route on the auspicious day every year before returning to the temple located in Jamalpur area here.

Rupani, accompanied by deputy CM Nitin Patel, today offered prayers at the Lord Jagannath Temple.

They will again perform Pahind ceremony (symbolic cleaning of road ahead of the Yatra) at 7 am before the yatra commences.

Separately, Congress leaders Bharatsinh Solanki, party's Gujarat in-charge Ashok Gehlot, and senior leader Shankersinh Vaghela also offered their prayers at the temple. 

The massive yatra is taken out every year on the second day of Asadhi Bij, or the second day of the month of Asadh as per the Hindu calendar.

This time, the procession will have 18 elephants, 101 trucks, 30 akhadas, 18 bhajan mandalis and 7 cars, organisers have said. 

Ahmedabad Rath Yatra Watch Live 

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