Odia New Year is also called as Maha Bisuba Sankranti or Pana Sankranti, is being commended on 14th April over the state. The new Odia chronological registry becomes effective on this day. People crosswise over Odisha thronged different sanctuaries. Unique ceremonies were led at the Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri.
The day is likewise celebrated as the Birth Anniversary of Lord Hanuman. Hanuman Chalisha perusing has been sorted out at a few sanctuaries. Individuals denoted the day by drinking "pana" or a conventional sweet-acrid drink made with crude mango and sugar. It was served to aficionados by sanctuary trusts at different spots.