Tag: Sjta

Scuffle Between Jagannath Temple Police
Puri Srimandir Gets Maha Snana After Blood Spill Following Fight Between JTP Personnel, SJTA Orders Probe

Puri: The Niti Administrator of Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Sunday ordered a probe into the incident of scuffle between two personnel of Jagannath Temple Police (JTP) that saw…

23 Including 7 Servitors At Puri Jagannath Temple Test Positive For Covid-19

Puri:  As many as 23 persons, including seven servitors and 13 others associated with various services at the Puri Jagannath temple have tested positive for Covid-19, informed Ajay Jena, Administrator…

Srimandir Admin Terms 35000 Acre Of Lord Jagannath Land Sale Reports False & Motivated

Puri: Soon after the Odisha government came under fire for its plans to sell over 35,000 acre of land belonging to Lord Jagannath, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Thursday clarified that the report is totally false and motivated. In a series of tweets, SJTA Chief Administrator clarified on the issue and urged the […]

Puri Heritage Bye-Laws: Odisha Govt’s Knee-jerk Reaction To Protect Jagannath Corridor Plan?

Bhubaneswar: Already in a soup over the reported violations of AMASR Act in Ekamra Kshetra Development Plan, Odisha government displayed another knee-jerk reaction on Sunday when the Shri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) shot off a missive to the National Monument Authority (NMA) seeking withdrawal of the draft heritage bye-laws released for Puri. The alacrity with […]

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 […]

Puri Srimandir Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down
Covid-19 Negative Report Not Mandatory For Darshan At Puri Jagannath Temple From Jan 21

Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Sunday relaxed restrictions which were earlier imposed on the darshan of the Holy Trinity by general public. After a high-level meeting held on Sunday, SJTA chief administrator Krishan Kumar said, “Devotees will no longer have to submit COVID-19 negative report while coming to Puri Srimandir for darshan […]

Puri Srimandir Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down
Trinity Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down

Puri: Even as the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) in Puri has claimed of decent Covid safety measures in place, the mandatory protocol set by the temple body for devotees seems to have ultimately made the 12th-century shrine a restricted zone for many. On January 3, the day the Puri Jagannath Temple was thrown open […]

Puri Srimandir Reopening for all devotees
Puri Srimandir Reopening For All: 15-17K Devotees Expected, Covid Negative Report Mandatory

Puri: Tears of joy will flood Puri Badadanda on Sunday as the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) is set to welcome all devotees for darshan of Mahaprabhu Jagannath and His siblings from January 3 (tomorrow). SJTA Chief Administrator Krishan Kumar informed that necessary arrangements have been put in place for smooth and hassle-free darshan as […]

Puri Srimandir Out Of Bounds For Most Devotees: Covid Test Cost Goes High, Footfall Goes Down
Odisha: 4 ANMs Suspended For 'Entering Puri Jagannath Temple Sans Permit'

Puri: As many as four Auxillary Nurse Midwife (ANM) workers were caught entering the Puri Jagannath temple on Tuesday without having been granted a permit from the authorities. The four ANM workers have been placed under suspension by the Puri CDMO for allegedly entering Srimandir without any prior permission. They were reportedly deployed at the […]

Puri Srimandir Reopens, Check Guidelines and arrangements for devotees
Odisha: SJTA Issues Mandatory SOPs As Puri Jagannath Temple Reopens Its Doors For Devotees

Puri: As Srimandir – the abode of the Mahaprabhu Jagannath – reopens after a nine-month shutdown, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) in Puri on Wednesday issued the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to be followed by servitors and devotees coming to catch a glimpse of the Supreme Lord and His siblings. Special arrangements and guidelines […]