No Nabakalebar of Goddess Laxmi this year

Puri: Nabakalebar of idol of Goddess Laxmi known as Sri Devi will not be held this year. It was decided at a meeting chaired by Gajapati Maharaj Divya Singh Dev yesterday.

However, final decision on the matter will be taken after the mega festival of Lord Jagannath as all the priests and temple officials are busy working for the grand event, SJTA chief Suresh Mohapatra said.