Thursday, June 11, 2015

Dhanu Yatra in odisha festival.

Dhanu Jatra or Dhanu Yatra is a drama festival celebrated in Western Odisha based on mythological story of krishna. This festival falls on the month of December.This festival  Important in Kansh mamu. The town of Baragarh becomes Mathura, the river jira becomes yamuna, and village Amapalli on other bank of river becomes Gopa. Different acts of puranic descriptions are performed in this festival.
This festival celebrate in old people.  The uniqueness of Dhanuyatra lies in the fact that the action in the drama takes place at several locations in Bargarh and Amapali, which correctly fits into the episodes in the life of Krishna. Both actors and audiences move from place according to the requirement of a particular scene. Government servants, politicians, business men, laborers and public in Bargarh are part of the play.Every people wear new dress and men's wear kurta and everybody enjoy this day. 

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