Car Festival: Axle Of Debadalana To Be Replaced


Puri(Samaya Bureau):  The team of the expert committee comprising engineers from Public Works Department (PWD) and members of chariot technical committee today inspected the construction of three chariots here. The committee members also examined the process of replacement of axle in Devi Subhadra’s Rath which was broken yesterday.

Chief administrator  of the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration Pradeep Jena told media persons that measures would be taken  as per the suggestions of the committee members. Not only Debadalana, chariot of Goddess Subhadra, parts of other chariots will also be examined thoroughly before the Car  Festival.

Meanwhile, fresh wood reached the chariot construction yard, Ratha Khala, as the process to replace the broken axle started. The Maharana servitors started sculpting the wood for the replacement.

The Darpadalana axle broke last night not able to withstand the pressure of other parts of the This is not the first time when such a mishap has taken place