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Rath Yatra Facts At Baripada in Mayurbhanj district of Orissa, only women are allowed to pull the rath of Subhadra. The unique tradition started in 1975 when the district administration proclaimed on the occasion of International Women’s day that henceforth, only women were to pull Subhadra’s rath. Every year, thousands of women jostle to hold… Read More »