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Puri temple managing committee to review Rath Yatra festivities

Puri: Managing Committee meeting of Puri Lord Jagannath Temple will be held today to review the recently completed Rath Yatra festivities including Bahuda Yatra, Suna Besha and Niladri Bije. Discussion regarding the discipline maintained during the Rath Yatra is likely to be held in the meeting. Review of ‘Snana Yatra‘ proceedings and its arrangements had been […]

ASI team to inspect Garbha Gruha of Puri Jagannath Temple tomorrow

Puri: A technical team of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will inspect the Garbha Gruha (sanctum sanctorum) of Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri on Tuesday, informed chief of the technical core committee NC Pal today. Director (Monument) of ASI and officials of the temple will also accompany the technical team, said Pal. The team will […]

Posters urge servitors to fight for their rights

Puri: Urging the servitors to fight for their rights, posters were again put up by the Shree Jagannath Sevayat Sammilani (SJSS) at the South Gate of Lord Jagannath Temple here on Sunday. The rights of the servitors, their family members to have darshan of the deities in the coming Niladri Bije should be kept intact, […]

Puri king, family offer prayers
Puri king, family offer prayers at Lord Jagannath Temple

Puri: With the world famous Rath Yatra fast approaching, Puri king Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb, accompanied by Queen Lilabati Pattamahadei, their daughter, son-in-law and grandson, visited the Lord Jagannath temple on Friday and offered prayers to the deities. Later in the day Gajapati inspected the Jagamohan repair work and installation of steel portal frames. He also […]

Mamata Banerjee
Mamata to have 15-minute meeting with Naveen Patnaik today: sources

Bhubaneswar: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to meet Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here today on the last day of her three-day Odisha tour. Though the West Bengal chief minister’s office has not said anything about the exact timings when Mamata will be having talks with the Odisha chief Minister, unconfirmed sources […]

Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati
Swargadwar land grab row: Shankaracharya blames Odisha Government

Puri: Following the Swargadwara land grabbing allegations, Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati, in a Press meet today slammed the Odisha government alleging, carelessness of the government, aimlessness of the administration and the lackadaisical attitude of the Chief Ministers of Odisha is responsible for such plight of the mutt. Shankaracharya mentioned that more than 100 acres […]

Judicial panel on Puri temple reforms to begin work after Nov 4

Cuttack: Justice BP Das Commission, appointed by the Odisha government to suggest reforms in management of Puri Sri Jagannath temple, would begin its work after November 4. A decision to this effect was taken in the first meeting convened by the Commission here today which was attended by several well-known personalities including freedom fighters, senior […]

Justice Das for changes in Sri Mandir RoR

Justice BP Das, head of the one-member commission appointed by the state government to suggest reforms in the management of the Lord Jagannath temple in Puri today said changes should be made to the Record of Rights (RoR) of the temple keeping in view the demands of the time