Blackout in Puri Srimandir after power outage 

The Srimandir in Puri experienced a brief power outage, plunging the temple into darkness and disrupting the Banaklagi ritual. Devotees were left in shock as backup lighting failed to fully operate.

Puri Srimandir

The Srimandir in Puri witnessed a power outage which left the temple in complete darkness on Wednesday evening. The power disruption continued for 15-20 minutes, reports said.

As per reports, the sudden blackout left devotees shocked. They groped for ways in complete darkness from Singhadwar Gumuta to Baisi Pahacha. At that time, devotees had gone inside and were returning after having darshan of the side deities. Due to the Banaklagi ritual of the deities, darshan had been suspended.