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Patitapabana, the holy flag atop Lord Jagannath Temple in Odisha fell off due to heavy rains.

The holy patitapabana flag fell off due to strong winds and this is the fourth time this year that the sacred flag was blown away.

The holy patitapabana flag fell off due to strong winds and this is the fourth time this year that the sacred flag was blown away.The holy patitapabana, a flag on top of Jagannath Temple in Odisha fell off due to strong winds and heavy rainfall on June 15, 2020.

This incident propelled the public into panic amid the coronavirus situation and uncertainty over the Rath Yatra. The Rath construction was also stopped because of waterlogging. This is the fourth time this year that the sacred flag was blown away. The first time the holy flag turned into a knot and had stopped flying. In the second incident, the flag caught fire on Papamochani Ekadasi and, on the third occasion, the flag had flown just before cyclone Amphan.

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