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Harvest Festival: Nuakhai Juhar celebrated in Odisha, Chhattisgarh and neighbouring states

‘Nuakhai Juhar’ festival has been celebrated in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and areas of other neighbouring states. On the occasion of this ceremony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished his good entreaty for the good health and prosperity of the farmers. What is the ‘Nuakhai Juhar’ festival? It is one of the most important ancient agricultural festivals, which ..

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Odisha celebrates Nuakhai festival

Odisha is currently celebrating the Nuakhai festival with such fervour. This festival is usually celebrated one day after the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in the Western part of Odisha. What happens in the Nuakhai Festival? The festival of Nuakhai is celebration done after the harvesting of food grains by the farmers of Odisha. On this ..

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Odisha celebrates Agrarian festival ‘Nuakhai’

The agrarian festival ‘Nuakhai’ has recently celebrated with great pomp and gaiety by the people of western Odisha districts. This major agrarian festival of this region is being celebrated in every nook and corner collectively with much fanfare and religious fervour. The Nuakhai Juhar is a major ritual of the festival. It is an exchange ..

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The agricultural festival of Nuakhai started in Odisha

The agricultural festival of Nuakhai has started in Odisha on 13th September 2018. The word ‘nua’ means new and ‘khai’ means food, so the name means the farmers are in possession of the newly harvested rice. The festival is seen as a new ray of hope, held the day after the Ganesha Chaturthi festival. During ..

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Nuakhai Juhar

Nuakhai or Nuankhai is an agricultural festival mainly observed by people of Western Odisha in India. Nuakhai is observed to welcome the new rice of the season. Farmers offer the first produce from their lands to goddess Samaleswari, to whom the festival is dedicated.  According to the calendar it is observed on panchami tithi (the fifth day) of the lunar fortnight of the ..

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