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Tag: Srimandir Parikrama Project

Decision to move reception center indicates rules being flouted: BJP 
Decision to move reception center indicates rules being flouted: BJP 

Tearing into the State government, the BJP MP from Bhubaneswar Aparajita Sarangi said the government’s decision to move the reception centre beyond 100 metres suggests they had earlier violated the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (AMASR) Act, 1958. 

Srimandir Parikrama Project row: No agency can stop construction work, says Puri MP Pinaki Mishra 
Srimandir Parikrama Project row: No agency can stop construction work, says Puri MP Pinaki Mishra 

“The construction work is going on round the clock. It is also the wish of the Lord Jagannath that the project work should finish at the earliest,” stated the Parliamentarian. 

Srimandir Parikrama Project row: Odisha government is in a fix, says MP Aparajita Sarangi
Srimandir Parikrama Project row: Odisha government is in a fix, says MP Aparajita Sarangi

“I am repeatedly saying it that the government has painted itself into a corner by carrying out the construction works of Srimandir Heritage Corridor project. They are well aware of the fact that the Ancient Monuments and Archeological Sites and Remains (AMASR) Act, 1958 have been violated," said MP Sarangi.

Subramanian Swamy meets Puri Shankaracharya
Srimandir Parikrama project row: Will speak to CM Naveen, says Subramanian Swamy after meeting Puri Shankaracharya

After meeting the Puri sheer, Subramanian Swamy said, “I am aware of the controversies surrounding the project. The temples were the hub of knowledge and innovation and Kings used to frequently pay visits to the places. It is everybody’s duty to protect our temples.”

Srimandir Parikrama Project has given rise to ‘Jan Andolan’
Srimandir Parikrama Project has given rise to ‘Jan Andolan’ across Odisha: BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi

“The government has finally admitted it that mistakes were committed. They are now only covering up their faults. But the damage has already been done. It has now taken the shape of a Jan Andolan (people’s movement)," said Sarangi.

Converting 'Tapobhumi' into 'Bhogbhumi' is govt's practice, says Puri Shankaracharya on Parikrama pr
Converting 'Tapobhumi' into 'Bhogbhumi' is govt's practice: Puri Shankaracharya on Parikrama project

"In order to avoid any harmful impact on Srimandir, the government should have carried out any construction works after consulting with architects, engineers and experts," he said.  

 Srimandir Parikrama Project: Sambit Patra pulls up MP Pinaki Mishra for 'lying' about GPR survey
Srimandir Parikrama Project: Sambit Patra pulls up MP Pinaki Mishra for 'lying' about GPR survey

Mishra, a leader from the ruling Biju Janata Dal in Odisha, has come under intense firing from the Opposition flanks for defending Odisha government's faulty execution of the heritage corridor project.

ASI Superintendent
Srimandir periphery filled with rich heritage, alerted Odisha govt many times: ASI

Every bit of Puri is part of history and there has been no missing link due to continuous cultural and societal expansion, said ASI Superintendent to OTV

Aparajita sees a ‘design’ in entrusting of various roles on top Srimandir babu
Aparajita sees a clear ‘design’ in piling multiple roles on Srimandir chief administrator

In a series of tweets, Bhubaneswar MP revealed that the present Secretary of Works Department and Chairman of Odisha Bridge Construction Corporation (OBCC), which is executing the Srimandir Parikrama Project, is also the Chief Administrator of Shri Jagannath Temple Administration.

BJP MP Jual Oram
Srimandir Parikrama Project: CM Naveen in dark over 'illegal' construction, says Jual Oram

The BJP MP from Sundargarh alleged that the government officials are conducting the construction work surreptitiously and the Odisha CM might not be aware of the entire issue.

Puri Srimandir
Now new SJTA office building under scanner, NMA asks for revised DPR

The district administration had submitted an application seeking permission for the same from the NMA under the Ancient Monument and Archeological Sites and Remains (AMASR) Act.

Srimandir Heritage Corridor Project
Srimandir Parikrama Project row: Puri court sends notices to Centre, Odisha

The Court has directed to file response and scheduled the next hearing on June 26...

Puri Jagannath Temple Parikrama Prakalp
Odisha Govt’s Iconoclastic Posture Hurts Millions In Love With Puri Srimandir

The latest development over Srimandir Parikrama Project has hurt sentiments of millions of devotees of Mahaprabhu Jagannath while serious concerns prevail over the government's obsession which some feel is iconoclastic.

Srimandir Parikrama project: Puri court orders case against Collector, OBCC, Tata Projects
Srimandir Parikrama project: Puri court orders case against Collector, OBCC, Tata Projects

Hearing a petition filed by an advocate over the ongoing project, the court has asked the Singhadwar Police to register the case. 

BJP National Spokesperson Sambit Patra
Srimandir Parikrama Project row: Odisha govt acted like 'Kala Pahada', says Sambit Patra

Lambasting the Odisha government over the ongoing construction under the Srimandir Parikrama project, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) National Spokesperson Sambit Patra today said the State government acted like 'Kala Pahada' and destroyed the ancient heritage of Odisha.

Construction under Srimandir heritage corridor
MASSIVE COVERUP: Dig work may’ve weakened Srimandir, says ASI

Conforming to the fears of lakhs of Jagannath devotees around the world, the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) on Monday revealed excavation and soil removal work during construction under the Srimandir Parikrama Project may have destroyed the archaeological remains of the heritage site.

Puri Srimandir Parikrama Project
Puri Srimandir Parikrama Project Leaves Many Questions Unanswered

Among all the controversies and all the doubts, the Jagannath temple heritage corridor project in Puri seems most confusing to the common man.

Puri King Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb
Puri Heritage Corridor row: Srimandir is safe, says Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb

Trying to douse the emotional blaze raging against the Srimandir Parikrama Project, the King of Puri, Gajapati Divyasingha Deb on Monday said that the shrine is completely safe and the project does not possess any threat for the temple.

Srimandir
Wrong to go ahead with Srimandir Parikrama Project sans DPR: Parliamentary Committee

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.

Srimandir Parikrama Project: Outfit Opposes Digging Work Around Temple
Srimandir Parikrama Project: Outfit Opposes Digging Work Around Temple

Members of the outfit suspect that some attempts have been made to weaken the foundation of the Srimandir by digging pits near it. The members of the outfit staged the demonstration in front of Puri Singhadwar.

Pit Dug Up For Srimandir Parikrama Project Refilled
Puri Admin Refills Pit Dug For Srimandir Parikrama Project

In an unexpected turn of events, the District Administration of Puri has refilled a pit dug for construction under the Srimandir Parikrama Project on Friday.

BJP National VP Baijayant Panda
BJP National VP Jay Panda Slams Odisha Govt Over Srimandir Parikrama Project

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) mounted more pressure on the Odisha government on Tuesday over the alleged unauthorised construction under Srimandir Parikrama Project, with its National Vice President, Baijayant Panda slamming the government’s move.

Srimandir Parikrama Project
Puri Lawyers’ Team Objects Constructions Within Srimandir Parikrama Project, Threatens To Move Court

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’.

DG ASI Reviews Progress Of Srimandir Parikrama Project in Puri
DG ASI Reviews Progress Of Srimandir Parikrama Project in Puri

After the meeting, Chief administrator of SJTA, Krishan Kumar said the construction work of the project will gain momentum following a go ahead by the ASI. 

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