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Kalika Devi Rathotsav at Shirasangi – Kalika Devi Temple Chariot Festival at Sirsangi near Belgaum in Karnataka

Sirsangi Kalika Devi Rathotsav or chariot pulling festival is observed in Jyeshta month. It is the most important festival and fair at Kalika Devi Temple at Shirasangi near Belgaum in Karnataka. In 2024, Kalika Devi Rathotsav at Shirasangi is on June 11.

The annual festival attracts hundreds of devotees to the temple. The main attraction is the pulling of the chariot with the utsava murti of the deity worshipped in the temple.

Kalika Devi Rathotsav is annually observed on Jyeshta Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Jyeshta month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar in Karnataka.