Today is Bata Osha or Danda Pahanra Which is celebrated in Odisha in the month of Pousha(December). In this Puja, God Yama is the presiding Deity.
This festival is all about worshipping Lord Yama, the jolly pot-bellied God in black. Womens wear the new clothes and do the puja at the junction of four roads by praying for the well being of their husbands and children whenever they travel.
On this day a special sweet dish prepared called Budha Chakuli and offer to Lord Yama.