These twins who are just three and a half months old have been given a big responsibility. They have been inducted as Daitapati servitors of Lord Jagannath in Puri Srimandir.
Puri: A clash between the Daitapati Servitors and the Jagannath Temple Police (JTP) Monday evening allegedly delayed the rituals of Hera Panchami on the fifth day of the annual chariot festival in the pilgrim town. Though the Sandhya Dhupa ritual at Gundicha temple was conducted on time, the arrival of Goddess Mahalakshmi (Mahalaxmi Bije Niti) […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government, often accused of bending backward to keep servitors of Puri Jagannath temple in good humour, has landed in an embarrassing position after the revelation that it paid Rs 2 corresponding to the Daitapati servitors as ‘compensation’ for the loss suffered by them due to the ban on devotees climbing the chariots […]
Puri: After remaining out of the Srimandir for almost a year since last year’s Nabakalebara Rath Yatra, Daitapati Jayakrushna Das Mohapatra, suspended for his alleged role in the Brahma Parivartan mismanagement, has written to the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) seeking revocation of the suspension order on him and his father. He has also copied […]