Tag: Srimandir Reforms

Srimandir Reforms: Amicus curiae's counsel holds meeting with temple chief administrator

Puri: During her visit to Puri, Priya Hingorani, the assisting counsel to amicus curiae Ranjit Kumar, today held discussions with chief administrator of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) and other senior administrative officials in connection with Srimandir reforms. SJTA chief administrator Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra informed that discussions were held on Supreme Court’s suggested reforms. “We […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Srimandir Reforms: Amicus curiae meets temple managing committee members

Puri: A day after arriving in Odisha, Supreme Court-appointed amicus curiae Ranjit Kumar today held a meeting with the managing committee of Puri Srimandir. After reaching Puri, the amicus curiae first visited Srimandir to seek the blessings of the holy ‘Trinity’ and later held discussions with Gajapati Maharaj Dibyasingha Deb, who said that reforms are […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Srimandir reforms: SC hearing on Amicus Curiae’s report on April 2

New Delhi/Puri: The Supreme Court-appointed Amicus Curiae Ranjit Kumar today submitted his report on Srimandir reforms before a special bench of the apex court. The bench comprising Justice AK Shikri, S Abdul Nazeer and MR Shah scheduled April 2 as the next date of hearing and have directed all parties to submit their responses on […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Srimandir Reforms Case: SC Refuses To Accept Puri Shankaracharya’s Impleadment Petition

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court today rejected an impleadment petition filed by Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati for making him a party in Srimandir reforms case. Radheshyam Jena, counsel appearing on behalf of Shankaracharya, said that the Apex Court has declined to make him a party in the case because it thinks that it will […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Srimandir Reforms: Appoint Full-Time Administrator, SC Tells SJTA

Puri: The Supreme Court on Monday directed Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) to appoint a permanent administrator of the managing committee while passing an interim judgement on Srimandir reforms. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra issued 22 directives and directed SJTA to come up with accommodation facility for 60,000 pilgrims. The apex court further […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Comment On Shankaracharya: BJP Demands Apology, Narasingha Mishra Refuses

Bhubaneswar: Launching a scathing attack on senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra for his comment on Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today termed Mishra’s remark as ‘derogatory’ and demanded his apology. Mishra allegedly made some derogatory remarks against Swami Nischalananda Saraswati while discussing the Endowment Amendment Bill brought by the Odisha […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Puri Srimandir Reforms
Report On Srimandir Reforms Needs Revisit, SC Says 'Not Satisfied'

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court today expressed displeasure over the status of the report submitted by Managing Committee of Jagannath temple with regard to Srimandir reforms citing that the report is incomplete and needs revisit. The Apex Court further asked Amicus Curiae to study the report and submit the findings based on which the final […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021