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Niladri Bije: Lord Jagannath returns home with siblings

The return of the sibling deities to their holy abode Srimandir marks the end of the annual sojourn of the Lords. The final ritual conducted during Rath Yatra is Niladri Bije, the return of the deities back to sanctum sanctorum.

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  • Wednesday, 13 July 2022
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Stage all set for Niladri Bije of Trinity today

After a gap of two years, the entire extravaganza beginning from Gundicha Jatra to Bahuda and Suna Besha was carried out in the presence of devotees.

  • Tuesday, 12 July 2022
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Rath Yatra concludes as Holy Trinity adorn Ratna Sinhasan

Puri: The annual sojourn of the Holy Trinity- Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Goddess Subhadra concluded with the Niladri Bije rituals today amidst a sea of devotees chanting Hari Bol and Jai Jagannath. The deities were ushered into the Srimandir in ‘Goti Pahandi’ during the Niladri Bije ritual. As per the rituals, Lord Rama, Krishna […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Lord Jagannath to appease Goddess Laxmi with Rasagola during Niladri Bije today

Puri: A day after the holy Trinity were offered Adhara Pana– a special drink after their tiring nine day journey followed by Suna Besha, the deities are all set to enter the sanctum sanctorum of Srimandir during Niladri Bije today. Niladri Bije is the concluding ritual of Rath Yatra during which the Lords are offered […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Odisha DGP reviews Puri Rath Yatra security

Puri: With the annual Puri Rath Yatra less than a month away, Odisha Police has begun its preliminary preparations of augmenting resources before coming out with a comprehensive security action plan for the mega event. DGP RP Sharma today reviewed the preparations and security arrangements that need to be finalized for the entire Rath Yatra […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Ratha Jatra 2021: Odisha Celebrates 7th Rasagola Dibas On Niladri Bije

Today (July 23), Odisha is celebrating Rasagola Dibas. This is for the seventh year in succession, that Rasagola Dibas is being observed in Odisha to celebrate the sweet delicacy and share Odisha Rasagola's story and glory.

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  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Niladri Bije Today: Lords To Return To Sanctum Sanctorum Of Srimandir Marking End Of Ratha Jatra

The Niladri Bije ritual will be held today in the afternoon without public participation like last year due to restrictions over Covid 19 pandemic.

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Cop suspended for attempting to touch Goddess Subhadra's idol

Puri: The Police officer who attempted to touch the idol of Goddess Subhadra during the Niladri Bije ritual in Puri on July 6 was suspended today, informed DGP KB Singh. The suspended officer identified as Amulya Dhar, the Inspector-In-Charge of Boudh police station, was suspended based on the report of Puri SP, said Singh. Dhar […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Niladri Bije fiasco: SJTA managing committee revokes suspension of 9 servitors

Puri: Suspension order of the nine servitors involved in last year’s Niladri Bije fiasco was revoked by the managing committee of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Thursday after seeing change in their behaviour and conduct. Earlier on July 17, 2016, during the Niladri Bije ritual of Lord Jagannath and his siblings, few servitors had […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Rath Yatra: Deities ushered into Sanctum Sanctorum during Niladri Bije

Bhubaneswar: Rath Yatra, the annual sojourn of Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Goddess Subhadra concluded as the deities were ushered into the Srimandir in ‘Goti Pahandi’ during the Niladri Bije ritual of the deities. Lord Jagannath and Goddess Laxmi’s meeting ritual was carried out on the Charamala following which the Bachanika ritual was conducted at […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Niladri Bije: Cop touches Subhadra’s idol, probe ordered

Puri: Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has ordered a probe into the alleged touching of Devi Subhadra’s idol during the Niladri Bije ritual here in Puri on Thursday. Official sources said, a police official has been accused of touching the deity during the pahandi ceremony in the evening. The officer in dock has been identified as […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Niladri Bije in Puri today; Trinity to return to Sanctum sanctorum

Puri: The Tinity will enter the Srimandir in ‘goti pahandi’ today on the occasion of Niladri Bije. Initially Ramakrishna Madan Mohan will be taken through the Singha Dwara followed by Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath into the temple. As per rituals, Lord Jagannath will offer rasagola to goddess Laxmi to pacify her anger […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Rath Yatra: Camera crew to stay off chariot cordon

Puri: For this Rath Yatra, restrictions might be imposed on camera persons and crew who will not be allowed to get inside the cordon around the three chariots.  This was decided at the Sri Mandir Temple Managing Committee meeting under the chairmanship of Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingh Deb here on Tuesday. The meeting was convened […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Ruckus at Chhatisha Niyoga meeting in Puri

Puri: Chaos broke out in the Chhatisha Niyoga meeting held here on Monday over the issue of authorised and unauthorised servitors. While the meeting was held to discuss smooth conduct of rituals during all events of Rath Yatra, when the issue of authorised and unauthorised servitors was raised, tension erupted. As per sources, there was […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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2nd Rath Yatra Coordination Committee meeting today

Puri: The second coordination committee meeting for the upcoming Rath Yatra will be held today on the premises of Gopabandhu Ayurved College here. RDC A B Ota (central range) is scheduled to chair the meeting at 11 am. The committee will discuss progress of works decided in the first coordination meeting held last month. Construction […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Poster protest: Servitor-admin impasse continues before Rath Yatra coordination meet

Puri: Though the second co-ordination committee meeting for the upcoming Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath is scheduled tomorrow, the continuing impasse following last year’s Niladri Bije fiasco and posters put up today urging servitors to boycott the meeting have thrown questions over smooth conduct of the annual sojourn of the Trinity. The Sevayat Sammilani had […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Puri servitors release posters again, decide to shun 2nd Rath Yatra meet

Puri: Barely a month after the Jagannath Sevayat Sammilani urged the servitors’ community to stay away from Ratha Yatra coordination committee meeting through posters, the priests body once again put up posters at various places near Sri Jagannath temple today requesting same ahead of the second meeting for the mega religious event. Protesting against the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Rath Yatra Coordination Committee to meet Today

Puri: The first coordination committee meeting for the upcoming Rath Yatra will be held today here at Sadbhawana hall of the district administration. The Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) is set to chair the gathering. Puri collector, superintendent of police, senior district officials and citizens, scribes and the temple servitors would attend the meeting. The committee […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Niladri Bije fiasco: Court relief for another servitor

Cuttack: Less than a week after servitors Kashinath Khuntia and Damodar Mahasuara got relief from court in Niladri Bije row, another servitor Jayakrushna Mahasuar allegedly involved in the scuffle between sevayats and journalists during the ritual, was granted a stay on the non-bailable warrant (NBW) and proclamation proceedings against him from Orissa High Court till […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Niladri Bije fiasco: Court relief for two servitors

Cuttack/Puri: Two servitors allegedly involved in the Niladri Bije row, have got relief from separate courts on Thursday. While servitor Kashinath Khuntia was granted conditional bail by Puri additional district judge (ADJ-I) court, proclamation proceeding order and non-bailable warrant (NBW) issued by lower court against servitor Damodar Mahasuar, was stayed in the Orissa High Court. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Niladri Bije fiasco: HC relief to absconding servitor

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today ordered interim stay on the action of the police in issuing non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Kasinath Khuntia, a servitor of Shri Jagannath Temple and declaring him an absconder. Talking to OTV, counsel of the petitioner Subrata Nayak said without any FIR and complaint, police has issued non-bailable warrant against […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Police intensifies process to confiscate properties of absconding servitors

Puri: In the wake of the Niladribije fiasco, police has intensified the process for confiscation of properties of five absconding servitors of Sri Jagannath temple. Jagannath Pradhan, Additional SP of Puri, said, “We had sent letters to Puri sub collector, tehsildar, banks, municipality, PKDA and RTO to submit the details of the property owned by […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Niladri Bije fiasco: Process to confiscate properties of absconding servitors begins

Puri: The process to confiscate properties of 5 servitors who are wanted by police for their involvement in the ruckus during the Niladri Bije ritual of Lord Jagannath and his siblings began today after they failed to surrender before the police. The servitors whose properties are being confiscated are Damodar Mahasuar, Jayakrushna Mahasuar, Saina Khuntia, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Drop box at collectorates soon to gather views over reforms in Sri Mandir affairs

Puri: Justice BP Das commission today has sought suggestions and views from the common people, Jagannath devotees and various social and spiritual outfits to bring reforms in Sri Mandir management. “A drop box will be put at all Collector’s office across the State in which people can drop their affidavits mentioning their suggestions. Moreover, work […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Niladri Bije Fiasco: Absconding servitor arrested

Police today arrested Rabi Das, one of the eight servitors declared ‘absconding’ by the district police for allegedly misbehaving with Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal during the Niladri Bije on July 17

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Niladri Bije fiasco: HC denies anticipatory bail to 3 servitors

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail pleas of three servitors accused of misbehaving with the Puri Collector and manhandling media persons during the Niladri Bije celebrations on July 17. The three servitors – Damodar Mahasuar, Jayakrushna Mahasuar and Saina Khuntia – figured in the list of absconders announced by the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Niladri Bije fiasco: Two more absconding servitors seek anticipatory bail

Puri/Cuttack: Two days after Puri police released photographs of eight servitors accused of manhandling the collector during the Niladri Bije of the deities on July 17 terming them ‘absconders’, two of them today moved the High Court seeking anticipatory bail. They are Ipsita Pratihari and Bhagirathi Khuntia. Three others – Damodar Mahasuara, Jayakrusna Mahasuara and […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Puri SP talks tough as servitors make 'peace' overture

Puri: In a statement that points to the hardening of the administration’s position on the issue of the mess created by a group of servitors during the Niladri Bije ritual of the deities last Sunday, Puri superintendent of police (SP) Sarthak Sarangi today averred the guilty will not be spared under any circumstances. “No pressure, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Police to move court today seeking warrants against servitors on the run

Bhubaneswar/Puri/Cuttack: Puri police will move court today to seek search warrants against the erring servitors who indulged in unruly behaviour during Niladri Bije on Sunday night, who hav been identified from the video footage. Yesterday, Puri SP Sarthak Sarangi had said, “I want to inform them (wanted servitors) through the media that legal action will […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Assault on Puri Collector: 3 servitors seek anticipatory bail

Fearing arrest, three of the servitors of the Puri Sri Jagannath temple wanted in connection with the assault on Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal on Niladri Bije last week knocked the doors of the Orissa High Court seeking anticipatory bail today

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Police to seek warrants against absconding servitors tomorrow

Puri: After failing to trace the ‘erring’ servitors accused of physically assaulting Puri Collector Aravind Agarwal and manhandling media persons during the night of Niladri Bije of the Trinity on Sunday, police today said it will move the court tomorrow to seek search warrants against the wrongdoers. Puri SP Sarthak Sarangi told newsmen that the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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2 servitors arrested for heckling Puri collector

Puri: Two servitors of the Puri Jagannath temple have been arrested by Singhadwar police for misbehaving with Puri collector Arvind Agarwal during the Niladri Bije ritual of Lord Jagannath and his siblings, informed Puri SP Sarthak Sarangi. The arrested servitors has been identified as Surya Naryan Pratihari and Raghunath Khuntia. While Surya Narayan was arrested […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Surya Patro for Tirupati-like Trust board to run Puri temple

Bhubaneswar: After remaining silent on the Niladri Bije incident last Sunday, which witnessed manhandling of media persons and physical assault on Puri Collector Aravinda Agarwal by ‘unruly’ servitors, senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Surya Narayan Patro on Thursday suggested that the Sri Jagannath temple in Puri should be managed by a Trust on the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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IAS officers’ body condemns manhandling of Puri Collector

The IAS officers’ association in Odisha today condemned the misbehaviour of servitors towards Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal during the Niladri Bije ritual at Puri on Sunday night

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Judicial panel formed to suggest reforms in Puri temple

Taking strong note of the Niladri Bije fiasco last Sunday, Odisha government today set up a judicial commission headed by former judge of the Orissa High Court Justice Bimal Prasad Das to suggest reforms in management of Puri Sri Jagannath temple

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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4 teams formed to nab accused servitors: Puri SP

Puri: Trouble mounted for the servitors on the run, who allegedly assaulted Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal during the Niladri Bije of the deities in Puri on Sunday night, after the district police on Thursday formed four teams to nab them. Briefing newsmen, Sarthak Sarangi, Superintendent of Police (SP), Puri, said, “We have formed four teams […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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IAS Officers’ body to discuss assault on Puri collector today

Bhubaneswar: The IAS officers’ Association, Odisha chapter has called for an emergency meeting on Thursday to discuss the physical assault on Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal by Sri Jagannath temple servitors during the Niladri Bije of the deities in Puri on Sunday night and decide its future course of action. According to sources, the meeting is […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Assault on Puri Collector unacceptable: IAS body

Bhubaneswar: The IAS officers’ Association, Odisha chapter on Wednesday condemned the physical assault on Puri Collector Aravinda Agarwal by Sri Jagannath temple servitors during Niladri Bije of deities in Puri on Sunday night. Taking a strong note of the incident, the IAS body said it will convene an emergency meeting soon to take a decision […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Girl climbing chariot: Complaint filed against 3 more servitors

Puri: Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has filed a complaint against three servitors at Singhadwara police station in connection with the girl climbing the Taladhwaja chariot of Lord Balabhadra during Niladri Bije ritual on Sunday night. The servitors against whom complaint has been filed are Damodar Mahasuara, Jayakrushna Mahasuara and Ipsit Pratihari. On Tuesday, the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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