Tag: Arvind Agarwal

Meeting between administration, servitors was fruitful, says Puri Collector

Puri: Ahead of Rath Yatra, a meeting between Puri Lord Jagannath Temple servitors and district administration was held on Thursday prior to the third coordination committee meeting on Saturday. While servitors maintained that many issues remained unresolved, Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal claimed the meeting was fruitful. The district administration discussed the various demands put forth […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Wall collapse: Criminal cases to be filed against school headmaster, house owner

The Puri district administration today asked the circle inspector of schools to lodge criminal cases against headmaster of the Basukera Saraswati Sisu Vidya Mandir at Satyabadi and the house owner whose wall collapse adjacent to the school premises led to the death of one girl student and injuries to 24 others

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Niladri Bije Fiasco: Absconding servitor arrested

Police today arrested Rabi Das, one of the eight servitors declared ‘absconding’ by the district police for allegedly misbehaving with Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal during the Niladri Bije on July 17

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Samjajpur bridge to be thrown open for traffic by Sept first week

Puri: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) today said vehicular traffic on the Samajajpur over bridge, suspended since July after cracks were noticed on it, will be allowed by the first week of September. Regional Officer of the NHAI Dharmananda Sadangi said, “The work is a specialised one and no competent agencies are available […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Niladri Bije fiasco: 8 servitors declared 'absconders'

The district police today declared eight servitors, including Damodara Mahasuara and his brother Jayakrusna Mahasuara, accused of manhandling and misbehaving with the Puri Collector during the Niladri Bije on July 17 and issued posters containing their photos at various places

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Niladri Bije fiasco: NBWs against 6 absconding servitors

The Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM), Puri today issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs) against six absconding servitors in connection with the case of manhandling Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal during Niladri Bije on July 17

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Niladri Bije fiasco: One more servitor arrested

In the wake of the unsavoury incident that had taken place during the Niladri Bije of the deities in which some servitors had misbehaved the Puri collector, the Town Police today arrested one more servitor

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Assault on Puri Collector: 3 servitors seek anticipatory bail

Fearing arrest, three of the servitors of the Puri Sri Jagannath temple wanted in connection with the assault on Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal on Niladri Bije last week knocked the doors of the Orissa High Court seeking anticipatory bail today

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
IAS officers’ body condemns manhandling of Puri Collector

The IAS officers’ association in Odisha today condemned the misbehaviour of servitors towards Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal during the Niladri Bije ritual at Puri on Sunday night

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021