Ratha Yatra

The Mahesh Rath Yatra at Hooghly is considered to be the second oldest chariot festival in the world and the oldest in Bengal, having been celebrated since 1396. Other famous Rath Yatra Guptipara Rath Yatra, Hooghly, Mahishadal Rath Yatra , East Medinipur, Rajbalhat Rath Yatra, Jangipara, Hooghly, Mayapur Rath Yatra, Nadia, Iskcon Rath Yatra, Kolkata, Bishnupur Rath Yatra, Bankura etc. In other places also it is held with festivity associated with Puja, Chatiot pull joy, special food items and fairs.