Rs 5 lakh each announced for three darusthals

Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration today announced cash incentives of Rs 5 lakh each to three locations where ‘daru’ or holy neem wood of the holy trinity was identified for Nabakalebra this year.

Nilakantheswar mandir at Adhangagada, Jagannath mandir in Raghunathpur and Sarala temple management committee in Jhankada would get Rs 5 lakh each.

Notably, ‘daru’ for Lord Balabhadra was identified near Sarala temple at Jhankada whereas Goddess Subhadra ‘daru’ was identified near Nilakantheswar mandir in Adhangagada.

‘Daru’ for Lord Jagannath was identified at Kharipadia under Raghunathpur block.