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Tag: Puri Municipality

Satyagrah Against Users' Fee Collection By Puri Municipality
Puri Residents Stage Satyagrah Over User’s Fee For Waste Collection By Civic Body

Irked by the ‘user’s fee’ levied by the Municipal authorities on the residents of Puri for waste management, the locals in the Pilgrim town staged a Satyagrah in front of the civic body office on Tuesday demanding immediate roll back on the decision.

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Big names on property tax defaulters' list in Puri

Puri: The Puri Municipality has issued notices to several business establishments as well as individuals over pending holding tax amounting to over Rs 1 crore. Among the prominent defaulters are Puri Srimandir Management Committee, BSNL, several hotels, lodging, restaurants and other religious institutions, official sources said. As per reports, the Shree Jagannath Temple Management Committee […]

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National Highway cut to drain out water from Sujata Nagar in Puri

Puri: Thousands of residents of waterlogged Sujata Nagar in Ward number 1 under Puri municipality finally heaved a sigh of relief after a team led by district authorities cut the National Highway to drain out water from the area late last night. According to sources, a 5-feet wide cut was made on the national highway […]

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Post Rath Yatra, Puri streets continue to remain waterlogged

Puri: The whole of Puri was flooded with rain water during Rath Yatra. But for the residents of Matitota and Sujat Nagar here, the situation has remained unchanged over the past one and half months as these areas have been grappling with waist-deep water ever since the season of rainfall started. The local residents have […]

Puri civic body initiates eviction drive on Swargadwar
Swargadwar land grab row: Puri civic body initiates eviction drive

Puri: Eviction drive on Swargadwar land has been initiated by the Puri Municipality. In the first phase of the drive, a building constructed on one decimal land in Swargadwar premises was demolished today. Notably, 16.735 acre land was allotted for Swargadwar. Out of it 10.342 acre land was recorded in name of 158 persons in […]

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Swargadwar land grab: Panel submits probe report to RDC

Puri: The 9-member team constituted to probe Puri Swargadwar (crematorium) land grab allegations submitted its preliminary report to the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) of central range today. According to sources, the team verified the land records of the past 90 years  of the 16.735-acre land allotted in favour of the Swargadwar. Out of the 242 […]

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Swargadwar land grab: Probe concludes; steps outlined to reclaim land

Puri: The nine-member probe team constituted to investigate the allegations of land grab of land allotted for Puri Swargadwar (Crematorium) concluded its first phase investigations and will submit a report to the administration based on which, the Puri Collector said, steps have been outlined to reclaim land. Puri collector Arvind Agarwal on Wednesday conducted an […]

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Govardhan Peeth sees government role in Swargadwar land grab

Puri: With more skeletons tumbling out each passing day of the Swargadwar land grab closet, the Govardhan Peeth here on Tuesday alleged that with the help of State government and the administration authorities, the land belonging to Swargadwar have been usurped at various times. Such is the extent of the land irregularities as alleged by […]

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Even parts of existing Swargadwar encroached upon

Puri: After probe revealed that out of the 16.4 acre land belonging to the Swargadwar, 10.342 acre land has been recorded in the name of as many as 158 persons at various points in time, it is now being alleged that even parts of the existing crematorium have also been encroached upon. The case in […]

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Swargadwar land grab: Probe panel finds illegal transfer of land

Puri: The 9-member team probing allegations of usurping land allotted to Puri Swargadwar (the holy crematorium), have found substantial proof of illegal transfer of land meant for the purpose to private parties. The investigating team in the second day of its inquiry today vetted the land records dating 90 years back and have found proof […]

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Swargadwar expansion row: Admin to probe land grab in 16-acre allotted land

Puri: The row surrounding the expansion of the Puri Swargadwar (crematorium) is escalating day by day after the Puri collector on Wednesday disapproved the proposal for the second crematorium, while saying that the expansion plans of the existing Swargadwar will be carried out and action will be taken against any illegal encroachments and land grabs […]

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Stray dog menace: Kid’s death wakes Puri Municipality from slumber

Puri: A day after a four-year-old boy died after being mauled by a pack of stray dogs in the backyard of his house at Jagannath Colony here, the Puri municipality issued directions to strictly enforce the guidelines to curb stray dog menace in the city, which has been grappling with problem despite the civic body […]

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