The most popular among ious festivals in Orissa, Raja is praised for three successive days. Similarly as the earth sets itself up to when its thirst by the approaching precipitation the unmarried young ladies of the family are prepared for blocking marriage through this celebration.
They pass these three days in cheerful merriment and watch traditions like eating just uncooked and feeding nourishment particularly Podapitha, don't scrub down or take salt, don't walk barefooted and pledge to bring forth solid youngsters in future. The most distinctive and charming recollections one has of the Raja exhilaration is the rope-swings on enormous banyan trees and the melodious society tunes that one tunes in from the nubile magnificence getting a charge out of the environment.
To praise the approach of rainstorm, the blissful celebration is planned for three days by the villagers. Despite the fact that praised everywhere throughout the state it is all the more energetically saw in the locale of Cuttack, Puri and Balasore. The main day is called "Pahili Raja", second is "Raja" and third is "Basi Raja".