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Bargarh Dhanuyatra to begin tomorrow

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Bargarh : World famous Bargarh Dhanuayatra is all set to begin from Monday after pious rituals are made out before Goddess ‘Samaleswari’ the presiding deity of the event.

The event which will set the stage for all mythological places related to Lord Krishna based in the ancient city itself. While Bargarh will stage Mathuranagari, Ambapalli area will stage as Gopapur the parenting place of Krishna, Jeera River will set as the Yamuna river for the acts, Hatapada mandap will be Raj darbar of King Kans.

The event will entertain the visitors from all over the state and country for ten days. In the meantime all the powers of the administration will be curbed as a virtual kingship by King Kans will rule the entire district.

Dhanuyatra is an annual drama-based open air theatrical performance celebrated in a 6 km radius in and around Bargarh municipality. It is considered to be the largest open air theatrical festival.

Preparations for the event are in full swing. we have made all proper arrangements like every year, a senior administrative official said.

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