Sri Jagannath Rath Yatra held
The Annual Jagannath Rath Yatra was held today (14th January, 2016, Thursday) under the auspices of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), Chennai Chapter. ISKCON, founded by His divine grace A. C. Bhakthivedanta Swami Prabhupada in 1966 is also celebrating its Golden Jubilee.
Justice Mr. M. Jaichandren,Madras High Court and Mr. Jatindra Nath Swain, I.A.S,Principal Secy. to Govt., Public & Rehabilitation dept., flagged off the rath yatra.
The Yatra started from Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore at 4 pm and reached the venue at Chetpet Kuchalambal Kalyana Mandapam through R.K Mutt Road, Royapettah High Road, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Cathedral Road, N.H. Road and Village Road. During the procession, ISKCON distributed more than 10,000 plates of prasadam to the general public. Many school children across the city also participated in the Yatra.