Tag: Puri Jagannath

Srimandir Heritage Corridor Project Displaced Await Justice

Puri: Seven families of Baseli Sahi in the pilgrim town who were evicted by the district authorities to make way for the Lord Jagannath Temple Heritage Corridor project in and around the 12th-century shrine are now caught between two stools. After their eviction, the administration granted plots of around 1000 square feet to each family […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Nagarjuna Besha: Sculptors Begin Preparations For Rare Avatar Of Lord Jagannath

Puri: With just a month before the once-in-a-generation occasion of the Nagarjuna Besha of Lord Jagannath, sculptors and artisans have initiated preparations for the rare attire rituals. Nagarjuna Besha of the Lords was last held in 1994. As per tradition, it is celebrated when the Panchuka (last five days of Kartika month) is observed as […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha Govt Approves New Panel To Oversee Swargadwar Management

Puri: Odisha government has approved the constitution of a new committee for overseeing the management affairs of Puri Swargadwar. A notice in this regard was intimated to the district administration by the Housing and Urban Development department in a letter dated October 27. Named, Swargadwar Seva Samiti, the new panel registered under the Society Registration […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Politics Hots Up In Odisha Over Credit For Srimandir Development

Puri: Amid emphasis on a fundraising drive for Puri Jagannath temple in the lines of Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan, politics has hot up in Odisha over taking credit for the development of the 12th-century shrine. On February 27, three resolutions were passed in the State Assembly under the heritage corridor development project for Puri Lord Jagannath […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021