Chaitra Purnima is celebrated in Podagarh on behalf of Shabar Shrikshetra.
Koraput-16 / 04- (Dhaneshwar Raut) – The Chaitra Purnima was organized by Shabar Shri Khetra Koraput at Podagarh Panchbati under the Koraput district headquarters block. Hundreds of people from the surrounding area attended the funeral.
The villagers urged the editor, Shri Jagbandhu Samal, to build a Ram temple near the newly constructed Hanuman Temple at Podagarh. During the reign of the late Krishna Chandra Panigrahi, the corpse bought about 40 acres of land from the Koraput Institution in the area and donated a bouquet of flowers. Similarly, with the help of the locals, Jagannath erected an idol with a great sacrifice. The function was attended by Shabar Shri Khetra Editor Shri Jagbandhu Samal Trinath Patra Bhimsen Jena Niladri Patnaik Kuna Maharana and Bilaput Sabri Narayan Jagannath Temple Editor Lalit Mohan Patnaik. The event was attended by local devotees and the procession was completed by serving on offerings.