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Rituals On for Cutting of Jagannath Daru

Jagatsinghpur, May 09: The Maha yagna will be concluded today following which the process of cutting the daru of Lord Jagannath will be done later the day at Raghunathpur of Jagatsinghpur district. The crowds have gathered to witness the falling of the tree.

After the yagna the servitors, the banajaga team will beak three-day long fast. After few minutes, there will be secret puja will be conducted before the cutting down the daru.

The daru will be cut by gold, silver and iron weapons. Later, chaupata will be made and all the branches and leaves of the neem tree will be buried under the ground.

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