Akshaya Tritiya: Odisha Farmers Perform ‘Akhi Muthi’ In Paddy Fields

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Agrarian festival ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ celebrated across Odisha on Tuesday with farmers performing ‘Akhi Muthi Anukula’, the ceremonial act of sowing seeds in their paddy fields after ploughing.

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Farmers wearing new clothes carry a decorated basket of seeds to their fields where the seeds are offered to Goddess Lakshmi praying for a rich harvest season.

The construction of chariots for the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings in Puri also starts today.

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