Jagannath Rath Yatra 2024: The Top 8 Indian States That Celebrate the Most

By Irfan | July, 06, 2024

What is the Jagannath Rath Yatra?

The Ratha Yatra of Puri, the oldest and largest Hindu chariot festival, is celebrated annually in the city of Puri, Odisha, India, and is associated with Jagannath.

Indian States That Celebrate Jagannath Rath Yatra?

If your question is "In which state of India is Jagannath Rath Yatra celebrated more?" Then you are reading the right article. Here is the list of the top 8 Indian states that celebrate the Jagannath Rath Yatra with great excitement:


The state of India is Odisha, and one of its cities is Puri. Jagannath Rath Yatra is celebrated the most.

West Bengal

Kolkata, the capital city, is home to a major Rath Yatra celebration with large processions and devotees.


People from the villages surrounding Rachi Temple gather and celebrate the annual Rath Yatra with great pomp.


In some parts of Bihar close to Odisha, thousands of people participate.

Uttar Pradesh

The Holy City of Vrindavan; here also, the devotees of Jagannath celebrate the Rath Yatra.


There is also an Odia community that enjoys the festival together.


There is a temple of Jagannath in Gujarat, which is in Ahmedabad. Here is also the annual celebration of the Hindu God Jagannath.


There are devotees in Telangana too who prepare for the Jagannath Rath Yatra enthusiastically.