Ramnavmi Celebrated with Oomph and Grandeur across Jharkhand

Ranchi: A sea of people came out on the streets of the capital city of Ranchi and elsewhere in Jharkhand as the pious festival Ramnavmi was celebrated with Oomph and Grandeur in the state Jharkhand Governor CP Radhakrishna, Chief Minister Hemant Soren and leaders cutting across party lines also wished the people on the occasion.

The Chief Minister also reached at the historic Tapovan Mandir located in Niwaranpur of the capital where he paid his obeisance to Lord Ram and also extended his best wishes to the crowd. Ramnavmi is celebrated to mark the occasion of birth of Lord Ram.

Across the state police had deployed 14,000 additional jawans to prevent any untoward incident while in several areas drone cameras were deployed to keep an eye on the situation. Senior police officers right from the ranks of ADG to SPs were deputed in important districts of the state to make sure that no untoward incident takes place.

During the day which also coincides with Mahanavmi ot Chaitra Navratri a huge crowd of people was witnessed across prominent temples of the state and at Puja Pandals to offer obeisance to the deity. After performing puja in their homes people put up flags having pictures of Lord Hanuman popularly known as Mahaviri Patakas on their rooftops, courtyards and places of worship.

Later in the afternoon in the capital processions from various Akharas accompanied by huge crowds of people descended on the streets of Ranchi and along with the sounds of musical bands, Tasa party and traditional musical instruments walked
their way towards the Albert Ekka Chowk.

Many social and religious organisations had also put up their stalls all the way from Ratu Road to Albert Ekka Chowk and finally to Tapovan Mandir offering ‘Sharbat’, juices, fruits, ‘chana’ and water to the people who were part of the procession.

Such was the turnout on the roads that only heads of human beings and big, small, large Mahaviri Patakas were visible on the streets. In the districts of Jamshedpur Dhanbad, Bokaro, Dumka and Deoghar similar scenes were witnessed.

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