Suprabha Panda, a resident of Basta Sadanandapur in Balasore district, sold her land measuring 24 decimal in Cuttack to get her husband’s last wish fulfilled.
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The Srimandir Parikrama Project, a populist programme by the BJD government, has triggered a groundswell of protests within and outside the state. The controversy has taken on political hues with both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) finding themselves on either side of the issue.
She was immediately rushed to the district headquarters hospital where doctor declared her brought dead, sources informed.
In a letter recently obtained from the ASI in response to the RTI query filed by one Kshitish Singh, a Kendrapara based RTI activist, the former has said no permission was sought from its Bhubaneswar circle to execute the project.
The newly appointed Chief administrator of SJTA Bir Bikram Yadav attended his first managing committee meeting. A representative of servitors and the ASI superintendent also took part in the meeting.
It is not right on part of the Odisha government to continue construction under the Srimandir Parikrama Project without the Detailed Project Report (DPR), said Sambhaji Raje Chhatrapati, member of the Parliamentary Committee under the Union Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Far away from the grim reality of the war that is witnessing Russian forces pounding the Ukrainian cities with bombs, the pilgrim town of Puri in Odisha acts as a unifier rather than a destroyer.
Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra along with DGP Sunil Bansal visited the Srimandir to carry out a detail inspection of the desecrated kitchen.
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bijoy Mohapatra said such an incident had never happened in the history.
Despite protests against the ongoing construction works of the project, plaques and diagrams were on Sunday found to have been put up near the 12th century shrine in Puri.
Upon returning from the temple after darshan, the Firangi actor also received a hearty welcome from a large gathering of fans eagerly waiting outside the temple.
In the plaint, the president of PVP, Jagannath Bastia has raised the issues of how devotees are made to stand in sun for long periods during entry into the temple and darshan as well.
What devotees coming to Srimandir are missing is sensitivity and empathy. The stampede-like situation on Holi Purnima seems to be a wakeup call. Devotees do deserve a lot more respect and attention and it is the bounden duty of the state government to ensure this without delay.
A fact finding team of the Puri Bar Association has strongly objected to the constructions undertaken by the State government dangerously close to the Srimandir under the ambitious ‘Parikrama Project’.