GUWAHATI, July 9 - The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is organising Guwahati Jagannath Rathayatra Festival- 2018 with a colourful programme from July 14 to 22.
The Rathayatra procession will start from the playground of Ulubari Higher Secondary School and culminate at the Jagannath Temple cum Cultural Complex at Jayanagar, Beltola after passing through GS Road, Ganeshguri, Dr RP Road, Last Gate, Beltola-Basistha Road and Beltola Tiniali. The festival will conclude on July 22 with Ulta Rathayatra that will start from Jagannath Temple, Jayanagar and end at Brindaban Garden, Zoo Tiniali after passing through Beltola, Last Gate, Ganeshguri and RG Baruah Road.
In order to spread the message of communal unity and social harmony in society, apart from the devotees, various ethnic groups of Assam will take part in the Rathayatra procession showcasing their cultural heritage dedicated to the Lord Jagannath.
During the nine-day festival, the main attraction will be Srimad Bhagavad Katha at the Jagannath Temple cum Cultural Complex at Jayanagar, from July 15 to 21, to be delivered by Amogha Lila Das, vice president of ISKCON, Dwaraka.