GajaLaxmi Puja

The history of Laxmi Puja at Dhenkanal is more than 50 years old. The colourful decoration, temporary markets, music & dance programmes etc. are the part of this Puja celebration which continued for 11 days starting from Kumara Purnima. It now becomes a traditional grand yearly celebration in which people from all religions, castes, tribes participate in it. At last a grand combined procession & crackers competition are being organized on the immersion day. Thousands of people not only from Dhenkanal District, but from whole State come to Dhenkanal to enjoy the Laxmi Puja during this festive time.

Gajalaxmi Puja at Meena bazar
View Image Gajalaxmi Puja at Meena Bazar
Gajalaxmi Puja at Jawahar chauk
View Image Gajalaxmi Puja at Jawahar Chauk
Gajalaxmi Puja at Kaibalya bazar
View Image Gajalaxmi Puja at Kaibalya Bazar
Gajalaxmi Puja at Ganesh bazar
View Image Gajalaxmi Puja at Ganesh Bazar
Gajalaxmi Puja at Dhenkanal town
View Image Gajalaxmi Puja at Dhenkanal Town
Gajalaxmi Puja at Chandan bazar
View Image Gajalaxmi Puja at Chandan Bazar