Puri: The Jagannath temple in Puri is all set to dazzle in a new look as plans are afoot to coat the gates of the sacred shrine with silver. As per reports, a devotee has evinced interest to donate 1,920 kg silver to the temple in this regard.
Nearly six gates including Beharana gate, Jaya-Vijaya gate and Kalahata will be silver-plated which will give a new look to the temple and play a key role in preserving the gigantic gates, informed Madhab Mohapatra, Srimandir Managing Committee member.
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Shree Jagannath Temple Administrator (Development), Ajay Kumar Jena informed that a devotee has shown interest to donate silver and a proposal has been moved for silver plating of the gates.
“Three gates of the temple will have silver plating and the design is now being finalized,” said Jena.
(Edited By Bikram Keshari Jena)