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Tag: Emar Mutt

Shootout At Puri
Bullets fly in Puri: One dead in firing near Emar Mutt, accused detained

One person was reportedly killed in a shoot-out near busy Kakudikhai square near the historic Emar Mutt in Puri on Tuesday.

Sambit Patra
‘Puri MP Exposed’ - BJP’s Sambit Patra After Media Reports On GPR Survey Near Emar Mutt | Heritage Corridor Project

‘Puri MP Exposed’ - BJP’s Sambit Patra After Media Reports On GPR Survey Near Emar Mutt | Heritage Corridor Project

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Ancient lion sculpture lies in debris hours after excavation in Puri, Admins draw flak
Ancient lion sculpture lies in debris hours after excavation in Puri, Admins draw flak

Though Puri district collector Samarth Verma visited the site to take stock of the construction work, he did not visit the place from where the stone sculpture was unearthed. Moreover, he refused to make any comment on it.

Ramanujacharya Idol
Ramanujacharya’s valuable tableau missing from Puri Emar mutt

The Mangalagiri tableau which adorns the idol of saint Ramanuja has been missing from the historic Emar Mutt in Puri.

Puri Emar Mutt
Precious Items Unearthed In Puri Emar Mutt As Endowment Commission Takes Charge Of Site

Puri: Many valuable items were recovered from the ancient Emar mutt in front of the 12th-century Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri after its possession was taken by the Commissioner of…

Row Over Parking On Demolished Mutt Site: Puri Administration Cancels Tender After Outrage

Puri: After widespread resentment among local residents over establishment of a parking lot and shoe stand on land of Emar Mutt which was recently demolished for the Puri Heritage Corridor project, the tender was scrapped by the Puri Municipality authorities. Informing about the development, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Puri Municipality, Bijay Das said, “The […]

Demolition Of Commercial Structures Of Mangu Mutt Begins In Puri

Puri: The eviction drive launched to free up space within 75 metres of Meghanad boundary wall of Jagannath temple is currently underway in Puri. Several commercial establishments around the historic Mangu Mutt were demolished by the Puri administration on Monday. As per reports, the century old Mutt, which bears religious significance for the Sikh Community, […]

Emar Mutt Chief Yet To Hand Over Charges To Trust Board

Puri: Chief of the Emar Mutt (Mahanta) Rajgopal Ramanuj Das on Tuesday skipped the meeting of the five-member trust board, constituted to look after the mutt’s religious services rendered to Sri Jagannath temple and its own festivities besides management of its property. The five-member body comprising Mahant of Jhanjapita Mutt Sachidanand Das, Researcher on Jagannath […]

Puri Emar mutt chief refuses to vacate seat after demolition

Puri: Refusing to cooperate with the district administration in the demolition of the ancient Emar Mutt near Puri Srimandir, the Chief (Mahanta) of the 12th century mutt, Rajgopal Ramanuj Das today clarified that he would not budge even an inch from his seat. Speaking to OTV, Mahanta Das informed that prior to eviction near Puri […]

Puri Eviction: 'Silent' Protest By Emar Mutt Chief Halts Demolition

Puri: The mass eviction drive taken up by the Odisha government and Puri administration to ensure safety and security of the 12th century shrine seems to be unfolding new twists and turns every day. The eviction of centuries-old Emar Mutt that began on Thursday could not resume today due to protest by the Chief (Mahanta) […]

Mysterious Underground Chambers Discovered Beneath Ancient Emar Mutt

Puri: Chambers of an ancient building lying underneath the Emar Mutt was discovered today during the razing of the 12th-century monastery near Puri Srimandir. The discovery of the secret underground chambers sparked curiosity among the local residents as hundreds of people gathered near the spot to witness the spectacle. While it is stated that the […]

Old structure of historical Emar Mutt bulldozed

Puri: A day after a portion of boundary wall of Emar Mutt collapsed following heavy rains in the pilgrim city, the municipality’s staff today razed the unsafe parts of the age-old Mutt building. In presence of Puri district administration officials, the municipality personnel bulldozed the mutt building. Yesterday, the portion of the historical building’s wall […]

Close shave for Emar mutt staff as boundary wall caves in

Puri: Historical Emar Mutt today woke up to a sad morning after a portion of its boundary wall adjacent to Mati Mandap Sahi caved in following heavy rains in the pilgrim town for the last couple of days. A house adjacent to the wall also collapsed. Some mutt officials had a close shave as they […]