Tag: Ratna Bhandar Inspection

‘Srimandir Ratna Bhandar keys missing’

Puri: Amid speculations, OTV has come across some evidence which indicates that the keys of the inner chamber of Puri Srimandir’s Ratna Bhandar have gone missing. A copy (in possession of OTV) of the minutes of the temple management committee meeting held soon after the inspection of Ratna Bhandar (the treasure trove of Lord Jagannath) […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Puri Srimandir Ratna Bhandar inspection concludes

Puri: The inspection of Puri Srimandir’s treasure trove Ratna Bhandar concluded with the team finding cracks in the roof of the outer Bhandar. Conducted amid tight security, the 16-member team, including the Chief Administrator and Rituals Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), inspected the two outer Bhandars while the inner Bhandar could not be […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Servitors appeal Puri Gajapati to be part of Ratna Bhandar inspection team

Puri: With Puri Srimandir administration all set to open the Ratna Bhandar of Lord Jagannath on Wednesday, servitors today appealed Gajapati Dibyasingh Deb to be a part of the authorised team during inspection of the treasure trove instead of sending his representative. In a press statement, Shree Jagannath Sebayat Sammilani urged the Gajapati to be […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
10-member team to inspect Ratna Bhandar

Bhubaneswar: A total of 10 members including five authorised persons from Puri Srimandir will inspect the temple’s Ratna Bhandar. A decision in this regard was taken at the Chhatisa Nijog meeting on Thursday. The ten-member team will include five persons authorised by the temple under its Satwalipi (record of rights) comprising a representative of Puri […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Officials to wear only ‘Gamuchha’ during Ratna Bhandar inspection

Puri:  All guidelines laid out in the standard operating procedure (SOP) including videography of the entire proceedings will be strictly followed while the officials will have to wear only ‘Gamuchha (traditional towel)’ supplied by the temple authorities during inspection of Puri Srimandir’s Ratna Bhandar, informed Shri Jagannath Temple Administration’s (SJTA) chief administrator Pradeep Jena today. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
SJTA seeks govt permission to inspect Srimandir's Ratna Bhandar

Bhubaneswar: While the Orissa High Court has allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to carry out an inspection of Puri Srimandir’s Ratna Bhandar, the chamber containing Lord Jagannath’s treasure trove, on March 26 and 27, Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has sought permission from the state government to go ahead with such inspection. “The […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021