Atlanta,GA: Over 7000 spectators watched the Festival of Chariots parade in downtownAtlantaduring ISKCON Atlanta’s annual Festival of Chariots and Panihati Chip Rice festival. The festival was held at theCentennialParkon Saturday, June 7.
Over 1,000 devotees participated in the Ratha Yatra, which was flagged off by Deputy Council General ofIndia, Ashok Kumar.
For the first time in the history of the festival, folks from other cultures danced for Lord Jagannath. Over 40 vendors added color to the festival. An entertainment package was put together by the youth team led by Chitralekha, Purna Chandra and Ranga devi dasi.