Seraikela: The Netrotsava ceremony of Lord Jagannath was organized at the Jagannath temple in Seraikela on Saturday.
A large number of devotees gathered at the temple to witness the grand event. Lord Jagannath was offered water from 108 kalashas on the occasion of Dev Purnima.
After offering him the ritual bath, khir and khichdi were offered to Him. A bhajan programme was also organized on the occasion.
The devotees will be pulling the Rath (chariot) of Lord Jagannath first on Sunday and thereafter on Monday. A huge crowd of devotees is expected to attend the Rath Yatra from far and wide.
District administration has made massive security preparations ahead of the annual event.