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Tag: Puri District Administration

Pit Dug Up For Srimandir Parikrama Project Refilled
Puri Admin Refills Pit Dug For Srimandir Parikrama Project

In an unexpected turn of events, the District Administration of Puri has refilled a pit dug for construction under the Srimandir Parikrama Project on Friday.

3 Lodges Sealed In Puri For Curfew Violation During Rath Jatra
3 Lodges Sealed In Puri For Curfew Violation During Rath Jatra 

Puri tehsildar Rabi Pradhan said the drive is underway against violators and stringent action will be taken against those who have not followed the curfew directive during the Rath Jatra  

Dispute Intensifies Over Rehabilitation Of Displaced In Puri
Dispute Intensifies Over Rehabilitation Of Displaced In Puri

Puri: After Bagala dharmashala land sale row, the district administration seems to have landed in a fresh controversy after reports of disputes in the rehabilitation of displaced persons come to light. According to sources, seven persons were displaced from their land for the Srimandir heritage corridor and were allotted plots under rehabilitation scheme. However, they […]

Puri Eviction: Process To Raze Urban Primary Health Centre Begins

Puri: The Puri district administration today initiated the process for the demolition of urban primary health centre at Dolabedi Kona here as part of the ongoing eviction drive within 75-metre radius of Srimandir for the heritage corridor project of Odisha government. As per reports, furniture, medical equipment and other materials of the health centre are […]

Puri Residents See Conspiracy Behind Demolition Of Bagala Dharmashala

Puri: Resentment is brewing among residents of Puri over district administration’s decision to allot Bagala Dharmashala land to hoteliers and private parties evicted under the ambitious heritage corridor project of the Odisha government. The shocking allegations came after Odisha Bridge Construction Corporation (OBCC) recently submitted a ‘layout plan’ of Bagala Dharmashala complex to Puri Konark […]

Heritage Security Zone Near Srimandir: Negotiation On For Land Acquisition In Puri

Puri: Facing a herculean task, Puri district administration has stepped up negotiations to complete the land acquisition process for development of heritage security zone around Puri Jagannath Temple. Out of the total 185 families, who will be displaced for the mega project, land belonging to 55 families has already been acquired while talks are on […]

Puri Srimandir vicinity declared ‘no parking zone’; street vendors oppose

Puri: After conclusion of the Rath Yatra, the Puri district administration has declared the entire area around Puri Srimandir as ‘no parking zone.’ Barricades have been installed near Badadanda to restrict two and four-wheeler vehicle parking near the 12th century shrine. However, the affected street vendors have opposed the eviction drive alleging that there was […]

Missing Ratna Bhandar key: Justice Raghubir Das assumes charge of Inquiry Commission

Cuttack: Retired Orissa High Court judge, Justice Raghubir Das on Wednesday took charge as the chairman of the Commission of Inquiry which will probe into the missing of Ratna Bhandar key of Puri Srimandir. Odisha government had earlier ordered a judicial probe into the circumstances leading to mysterious disappearance of the key of Puri Srimandir’s […]

20 arrested as followers resist fresh eviction drive on Bana Baba ashram

Konark: The Puri district administration on Friday started a demolition drive at self-styled godman Bana Baba’s ashram built illegally on forest land near Konark.