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Tag: Srimandir Heritage Corridor

Puri Jagannath Temple Parikrama Prakalp
SC junks pleas against Srimandir corridor work, imposes penalty on petitioners

The Supreme Court of India on Friday rejected two petitions filed alleging illegal construction work around the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri. Terming the pleas as 'frivolous', the apex court has imposed a penalty of Rs 1 lakh each on both the petitioners.

Srimandir Heritage Corridor row: Hearing in Supreme Court tomorrow
Srimandir Heritage Corridor row: Hearing in Supreme Court tomorrow

A bench of Justices B R Gavai and Hima Kohli will hear the PIL filed by Ghade which seeks Odisha government to restrain from carrying out excavation and construction around the Srimandir.

Srimandir Parikrama project: Jagannath Sena files complaint against ASI superintendent
Srimandir Parikrama project: Jagannath Sena files complaint against ASI superintendent

"How was digging allowed without prior permission? Why is ASI not taking any action in connection with the Srimandir Heritage Corridor prject?" Sena questioned.

Srimandir heritage corridor
Srimandir Parikrama Project: Reception centre to be shifted out of prohibited area

The Jagannath Reception Centre, which was being constructed inside the prohibited area under the Srimandir Parikrama Project, will now be shifted to a farther location.

Srimandir Heritage Corridor row: Odisha govt destroyed our heritage, says Sambit Patra
Srimandir Heritage Corridor row: Odisha govt destroyed our heritage, says Sambit Patra

Speaking to the media after paying obeisance to the Holy Trinity at the pilgrim town, the BJP leader said, “I pray before Lord Jagannath to give some good sense to Odisha government and  also to MP Pinaki Mishra. This government has destroyed our heritage.”

Srimandir heritage corridor row: The story behind removal of old info boards from project site 
Srimandir heritage corridor row: The story behind removal of old info boards from project site 

Meanwhile, speculations are rife that the old information boards have been replaced with the new ones to keep the officials of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and other concerned departments out of loop with regard to the construction work. 

Srimandir Heritage Corridor Row: Under Fire Pinaki Mishra Blames OTV, Channel Rejects Accusations  
Srimandir Heritage Corridor Row: Under Fire Pinaki Mishra Blames OTV, Channel Rejects Accusations  

"As per the charter, OTV had aired the statement made by MP Sarangi and had later streamed MP Mishra's response to it. We had also aired responses of several others on the channel. OTV hasn't intentionally targeted MP Mishra or anyone else and has never mentioned him as a 'liar' and hasn't aired any news that degrades Mishra's respect," the channel maintains.

Srimandir Heritage Corridor Project Row: Puri BJD MP Pinaki Mishra Clarifies
Srimandir Heritage Corridor Project Row: Puri BJD MP Pinaki Mishra Clarifies

Meanwhile, Mishra took a dig at his detractors by saying, "Many people have 'crab mentality' and neither they will do something or let anyone do."

Illegal Digging Near Puri Jagannath Temple Must Stop: MP Aparajita In Lok Sabha
Illegal Digging Near Puri Jagannath Temple Must Stop: MP Aparajita In Lok Sabha

The parliamentarian said development should be done but within the purview of law and demanded that the Odisha government must stop the digging works near Puri Srimandir immediately. 

Odisha Govt Bows To Opposition Pressure, To Form House Panel For Srimandir Project Inspection
Odisha Govt Bows To Opposition Pressure, To Form House Panel For Srimandir Project Inspection

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said works on the heritage corridor project around Puri Sriamndir is underway and claimed that there is no threat of damage to the shrine from the ongoing project.    

Srimandir Heritage Corridor: No NOC From ASI For Construction Within 100 Mtr, Says Official
Srimandir Heritage Corridor: No NOC From ASI For Construction Within 100 Mtr, Says Official

Meanwhile, Arun Mallick, Superintendent Archaeologist of the ASI, Odisha today clarified that the Archaeological body hasn’t released any NOC for construction within 100 meters of Srimandir. 

Puri Srimandir Heritage Corridor: Jagannath Sena Warns To Knock SC Door Over Flouting Of Expansion R
Puri Srimandir Heritage Corridor: Jagannath Sena Warns To Knock SC Door Over Flouting Of Expansion Rules

The construction company engaged for different construction works near the Srimandir generally is involved in constructing bridges, erecting buildings, etc. However, temples are constructed by sculptors and not engineers, says the Jagannath Sena.

Odisha CM To Lay Foundation For Puri Srimandir Heritage Corridor Soon
Odisha CM To Lay Foundation For Puri Srimandir Heritage Corridor Soon

The Puri district administration had carried out extensive eviction drive in the vicinity of the 12th-century shrine to make way for the Heritage Corridor following the Odisha Cabinet's resolution for the construction of the showpiece developmental project.

Orissa HC Orders Puri Collector To Rehabilitate 7 Families Evicted For Srimandir Heritage Corridor

Cuttack/Puri: The Orissa High Court on Thursday ordered Puri collector to identify and distribute undisputed land plots within six weeks to the seven families of Baseli Sahi, who were evicted by the district authorities during the process of making way for the Lord Jagannath Temple Heritage Corridor project. In view of the grievances of the […]

Dispute Intensifies Over Rehabilitation Of Displaced In Puri
Dispute Intensifies Over Rehabilitation Of Displaced In Puri

Puri: After Bagala dharmashala land sale row, the district administration seems to have landed in a fresh controversy after reports of disputes in the rehabilitation of displaced persons come to light. According to sources, seven persons were displaced from their land for the Srimandir heritage corridor and were allotted plots under rehabilitation scheme. However, they […]

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