The construction of chariots for the Holy Trinity’s annual Rath Yatra in Puri is going on in full swing with the traditional carpenters (Maharana Sevayats) carving out the Tumba (circular axles of wheels) of three chariots on the Ratha Khala.
Khurda: Police and Khurda district administration today raided illegal sandstone (Baulamala Stone) quarries at Hadapada in the district following a tip off about theft of precious sandstones from the area by stone mining mafia. As per reports, the sandstone reserve in the hillocks of Hadapada which belongs to the Lord Jagannath was allegedly being mined […]
Bhubaneswar: Over 25,000 acre of land in the name of Puri Lord Jagannath in the State is yet to be reclaimed by the temple administration, a reply by Odisha Law Minister Pratap Jena during a debate State Assembly suggested about the situation on Tuesday. “According to the compiled data, Lord Jagannath has 60426.943 acre of […]
Puri: Priyadarshan Patnaik, the convenor of a Puri based outfit, Jagannath Sena on Sunday alleged that Odisha government has stolen the properties of Lord Jagannath by clandestinely transferring it to its ownership. Patnaik lambasted Odisha government while addressing a press conference here in the pilgrim town on Sunday. “Everybody should know about the huge scam […]