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Patua Jatra and Chandak Puja

Patua Jatra and Chandak Puja, related to the Banda Jatra, are celebrated in Orissa aimed at propitiation of Lord Shiva for benefits. A kind of ritualistic festival, these festivals are associated with self inflicted penance. They fall in the month of Vaishakha (April-May).

Updated on 6th April, 2015


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