www.thenewsroom.co.in www.thenewsroom.co.in
21 Mar 2019·
News Flash
Naveen’s Assets worth Rs 63.64 Crore, Owes Rs 15 Lakh to Sister Geeta Mehta * Doordarshan Runs Paid News Favoring BJP, Alleges BJD * Odisha Elections 2019: BJD Receives Suggestions from People for Its Poll Manifesto * Odisha Elections 2019: Notice Served to BJP Leaders over Fake Intelligence Report * Congress Shedding Crocodile Tears on Women Empowerment: BJD * Odisha Elections Update: Former MP Pradeep Majhi Files Nomination from Nabarangpur Constituency * What Prevents BJP in Announcing Poll Candidates, Questions BJD * Odisha Elections Update: BJD to Win Plenty of Seats In Odisha, Says Naveen * ELECTION UPDATES: BSP Chief Mayawati Not to Contest Poll * ELECTION UPDATES: Shatrughan Sinha Likely to Join Cong * BIG BREAKING: Odisha CM Files Nomination for Hinjili, Aims for Fifth Consecutive Victory * Elections 2019: BJP's North-East Frontier Crumbles as 25 Leaders Resign in Arunachal * Naveen Pays Obeisance at Tara Tarini Temple before Filing Nomination Papers * Odisha Elections 2019: Why is BJP Delaying in Release of Candidate List? * Odisha CM to Seek Maa Tara Tarini’s Blessings before Filing Nomination Papers for Election * Commissionerate Police Begins Investigation into Fake Intel Report * BCCI Announces Full Schedule for League Stage of VIVO IPL 2019 * Ex-Bargarh MLA Sadhu Nepak Quits Congress after Ticket Denial * Congress Leader Tara Prasad Bahinipati Alleges Irregularities in Tickets Distribution * BJP Spreading Rumors, Disinformation through Bogus Intelligence Reports: BJD * Naveen to File Nomination for Hinjili Seat Tomorrow * Odia Martyr CRPF Jawan Pradip Panda’s Wife Receives Kirti Chakra from President * Odisha Elections 2019: Will Pradhan Contest This Time Around ? * Odisha: Notification For 2nd-Phase Polls Issued In State * Congress’s First List Disappoints Women


Bargarh Town Turns into Mathura Nagari as World Famous Dhanu Yatra Begins Today

Bargarh Town Turns into Mathura Nagari as World Famous Dhanu Yatra Begins Today

Bargarh: Bargarh town has turned into Mathura Nagari, the kingdom of Kansa, as the world's biggest open air theatre festival ‘Dhanu Yatra’ began here today with much fanfare.

The 11-day long festival, based on mythological story of Krishna and his cruel uncle Kansa, will see entire five sq km town being transformed into a very big stage for live play symbolizing the victory of Lord Krishna, the embodiment of truth, justice and righteous over Kansa who personifies arrogance and wickedness.

The play starts with the dethroning of emperor Ugrasena by the angry prince Kansa, over the marriage of his sister Debaki with Basudeba, and ends with death of Kansa, and Ugrasen restoring back to become the king.

The most interesting part of this popular mass dram is that there is no written script used in the enactments.

For the next 11 days, the main town will look like the historical town of Mathura Nagari, river Jeera turns into Yamuna and Ambapaali village  becomes Gopapura.

Bhubaneswar Pradhan is playing the role of King Kansa this year while Ayush Birtia and Ashutosh Birtia are performing the roles of Lord Krishna and Balaram respectively.