Tag: Servitors

Puri: Srimandir Servitor Detained For Attacking Another Servitor
Puri: Srimandir Servitor Detained For Attacking Fellow Servitor

Puri: A servitor of Lord Jagannath Temple here has been detained by the Singhadwar Police for allegedly attacking fellow sevayat leading to minor injuries of his forehead, near the Uttardwara of the 12th-century shrine on Monday morning. The accused ‘Suara’ servitor, Ramakrushna Khuntia is being interrogated by the police while the ‘Jatri Sahayak’ servitor identified […]

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Odisha: Puri Srimandir Servitors To Undergo Covid-19 Test Again

Puri: In a bid to ensure the safety and security of the servitors of Jagannath Temple in the pilgrim town, the shrine administration has ordered to carry out Covid-19 test of the sevayats starting from today. As per the letter issued by the Shree Jagannath Temple administration (SJTA), Covid-19 swab test (RTPCR test) of the […]

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Covid Scare: SJTA Urges Odisha Govt For Early Vaccination Of Puri Srimandir Servitors

Puri: As the doors of Puri Srimandir Thursday were thrown open for all devotees sans a COVID negative report, the Shree Jagannatha Temple Administration (SJTA) has written to the State Health department requesting to launch a special vaccination drive for servitors and other officials of the 12th-century shrine. Now that the Covid negative report for […]

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Unique Protest: Servitors Beat Gongs, Ring Bells Urging Odisha Govt To Reopen Temples

Bhubaneswar: In a unique protest, servitors and many devotees across the State beat gongs, rang bells and blew conchs on Wednesday urging the Odisha government to reopen the temple with COVID-19 restrictions in place. The protest, which was called by Odisha Mandira Sebayat Sangha (OMSS), witnessed participation of servitors and devotees at major religious places […]

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Servitors Turn Heat On Govt To Reopen Puri Jagannath Temple

Puri: Sevayats of Lord Jagannath Temple in the holy town on Tuesday staged a protest alleging Odisha government of not showing any sincerity in opening the 12th-century shrine for devotees. The servitors argued that despite the Centre allowing relaxations for reopening of religious shrines in a restricted manner under the unlocking process, the State Government […]

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Demand For Reopening Of Temples: Servitors To Ring Bells Across Odisha Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: In a novel protest, Odisha Mandira Sebayata Sangha (OMSS), a state body of servitors has decided to ring bells across the State against the government’s decision in delaying reopening of temples. OMSS informed that bells will be rung at all temples and servitor’s houses for nine minutes at 9 AM on October 7 across […]

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Puri Rath Yatra: COVID-19 test for servitors engaged in chariot construction

Puri: The Chief Administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), Krishan Kumar today informed that COVID-19 tests will be conducted for all the Biswakarma servitors (carpenters) engaged in construction work of chariots for Rath Yatra of the Holy Trinity. After a meeting with servitors and Biswakarmas, Kumar today informed that a proposal has been given […]

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COVID-19: Puri Jagannath Temple Servitors To Get Cash Assistance Of Rs 5000 Each

Puri: In a welcome move for the cash starved servitors of Puri Srimandir who are reeling under the lockdown enforced in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak in the country, the top managing body of the shrine, Shree Jagannath Temple Administration on Friday announced an incentive package of Rs 5000 to each servitor of the temple. […]