Last Sunday marked the return of the annual Krishna Balarama chariot festival (Rath Yatra) in Ludhiana – a thriving business city 250 km from India’s capital -New Delhi. One of the biggest Ratha Yatra festivals in the ISKCON world, the event attracted hundreds of thousands of devotees as they pulled the chariots amidst the prayerful chanting of the Hare Krishna mahamantra.
The Honourable Chief Minister of the Punjab state, Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi, presided as the chief guest. This was a significant event since this was first time that the Chief Minister of Punjab had appeared as the Chief Guest in this historic festival, which has been one of the highlights of the city which brings together people of various communities and traditions.
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