Tag: Eviction Drive Near Puri Srimandir

Op-Ed: A Welcome Move

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has drawn up grand plans to turn Puri into a world-class heritage city. The government has already launched a demolition drive around the 12th century Jagannath temple, the town’s most famous landmark and the focal point of Hindu spirituality, to execute the plan which would focus as much on […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Removal Of Encroachments Up To 75 m From Srimandir's Meghanad Pacheri Begins

Puri: After removal of unauthorised structures adjacent to Meghanad Pacheri of Puri Srimandir in the last few days, the district administration has begun razing of encroachments up to 75 metres from the boundary wall of the shrine on Tuesday. Marking Languli Mutt building as unsafe, the administration has evicted shops and other establishments around the […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Solicitor General & Amicus Curiae To Inquire Into Eviction Drive Near Puri Srimandir

Puri: In a major development, the Supreme Court today asked the Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta and Amicus Curiae Ranjit Kumar to visit Puri Srimandir and inquire into allegations of unauthorised eviction drive around the temple held jointly by the district administration and Odisha government. This apart, the Court has asked them to apprise […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021