The girl’s hands and legs were tied and Puri Police suspects that the victim was murdered and attempts were made to destroy the evidence as well.
However, other decisions were taken in the meeting, which was headed by the Special Administrator, Ajay Kumar Jena held at the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) office in Puri.
Every year, this ‘Krushna Balaram Besha’ is observed at the shrine on the “Trayodashi (thirteenth day) of “Krushna Pakshya” (dark fortnight) of lunar month of “Bhadraba”.
A minor scuffle between the policemen deployed at the southern gate and the demonstrators was witnessed when the latter tried to enter the shrine forcefully through the southern gate.
It is said that the regular train operation of the second Vande Bharat Express is likely to start from this month end between Puri and Rourkela.
As per reports, Nandotsav was being held at Srimandir on Thursday which continued till Friday morning and Lord Jagannath’s rituals got delayed for some reasons.
Some members opposed others’ sloganeering of ‘Pandian Zindabad’ instead of ‘Naveen Patnaik Zindabad’.
As per reports, Nayak had an altercation with the miscreants at Jatiababa chhak in the pilgrim town following which they attacked Nayak with an iron rod and sharp weapon.
As per police sources, intelligence input was received that a dreaded criminal carrying a firearm along with an accomplice was coming to Puri for robbery. A police team led by the Baseli Sahi Police Station IIC, Manas Barik, and other officials launched a drive based on the input.
Speaking to the reporters, Das said, “Main agenda of this meeting was the Parikrama project. Other things that we discussed were the Raghunandan Library, SJTA office, staff quarters, housing scheme for the servitors, installation of CCTVs in Srimandir”
The ink attack on 5T Secretary VK Pandian had earlier sparked off a political debate in Odisha.
A person reportedly threw ink at Pandian and some portion of the ink also smeared the face of Puri Collector Samarth Verma.
Sitharaman, who visited the Central University as part of the 'Meri Mati Mera Desh' campaign, addressed the gathering and said, “PM Modi laid out a development strategy- Panch Pran during Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. During his speech, PM Modi emphasised to eliminate any trace of colonial mindset.”
Sitharaman was accompanied by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra, MLAs Jayanta Sarangi and Lalitendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra during her visit to the shrine.
Amicus curiae N K Mohanty’s report is based on the petition filed by a person regarding the safety of the Nata Mandap and the Jagamohan of Puri Srimandir.
As per initial reports, a youth dressed in the uniform of Army jawan was spotted inside the dedicated gallery for the media persons.
The residents of the Puri district have raised questions about the administration filling up the Atharanala.
The elected members of Panchayats and Zilla Parishads were taught the technique of how to corner the BJD-led government and prepare the blueprint for the coming general elections.
The outfit’s Convenor, Priyadarshi Patnaik alleged that the Odisha government provided the weight of the ornaments to the High Court in Kilograms (kg), whereas the ornaments were weighed in Tolas (Bhari) during the last inventory, held in 1978.
In 'Banakalagi' ritual, fresh coats of herbal colours are applied to the deities by Dattamohapatra servitors. Four main colours black, white, red and yellow are used for this.