The administration is eyeing to make that stretch of 1.5 kms of road wide by 40 feet. In fact, it has been alleged that the district administration has not discussed with all the stakeholders whose shops will be demolished in the project and took a unanimous decision by consulting some influential personalities.
The trio was returning from a funeral from Swargadwar in Puri when they hit a coal-laden truck on the Puri-Bhubaneswar Jagannath sadak. While two including the constable died on the spot, the injured was rushed to Capital hospital in Bhubaneswar for treatment.
Swargadwar in Puri will reopen for people from outside the district of Puri to cremate their dear ones from August 16
Puri: The eroded shoreline near Swargadwar in Puri swallowed by tidal waves has left the district administration and locals worried. This has affected the livelihood of many shopkeepers who line up on the beach with their make-shift outlets. Though erosion is a natural occurrence near shores, a 200-feet erosion spotted recently near the Chaitanya square […]
Puri: The last rites of former DG of Fire Services and Home Guards Binoy Behera were completed at Puri Swargadwar (crematorium) today. The funeral pyre of Binoy was lit by his eldest son Baibhav. Various senior IPS officers of Odisha Police, retired IPS officers and other dignitaries paid tributes to Binoy before his body was […]
Puri: The district administration has issued notices to 123 persons in connection with the Swargadwar (crematorium) land grab case. The notices have been issued by Puri Collector and Tehsildar in the second phase of the Lord Jagannath’s ‘Amrutamanohi’ land annex row. The parties who are summoned include owners of three religious institutions and more than […]
Puri: A police inspector had a close shave today after his uniform caught fire when a group of protesters set ablaze the banner they held in protest against illegal encroachment of Swargadwara land here. However, the officer extinguished it and is stated to be safe. The protesters led a rally under the banner of Puri […]
Cuttack: In a landmark order, the Orissa High Court on Tuesday issued an interim order forbidding alienation of the disputed land at Swargadwara in Puri and made Shankaracharya a party in the case. The court passed the order after hearing a petition in this regard. “We filed the petition praying for demolition of illegal structure […]
Puri: In a significant move, following the much hue and cry over the land grabbing of Swargadwar, the famous crematorium in the holy town here, the district administration on Wednesday reclaimed 51 decimal of land, belonging to the crematorium. Official sources said, the reclaimed land has been transferred to the Puri Municipality. “Swargadwar was set […]
Puri: Eviction drive on Swargadwar land has been initiated by the Puri Municipality. In the first phase of the drive, a building constructed on one decimal land in Swargadwar premises was demolished today. Notably, 16.735 acre land was allotted for Swargadwar. Out of it 10.342 acre land was recorded in name of 158 persons in […]
Puri: After the 9-member team constituted to probe Puri Swargadwar (crematorium) land grab allegations submitted its preliminary report to the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) of central range, AB Ota, the latter is prepared to submit the report near the Odisha government. As per the report, the team verified the land records of the past 90 […]
Puri: The 9-member team constituted to probe Puri Swargadwar (crematorium) land grab allegations submitted its preliminary report to the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) of central range today. According to sources, the team verified the land records of the past 90 years of the 16.735-acre land allotted in favour of the Swargadwar. Out of the 242 […]
Puri: The nine-member probe team constituted to investigate the allegations of land grab of land allotted for Puri Swargadwar (Crematorium) concluded its first phase investigations and will submit a report to the administration based on which, the Puri Collector said, steps have been outlined to reclaim land. Puri collector Arvind Agarwal on Wednesday conducted an […]
Puri: With more skeletons tumbling out each passing day of the Swargadwar land grab closet, the Govardhan Peeth here on Tuesday alleged that with the help of State government and the administration authorities, the land belonging to Swargadwar have been usurped at various times. Such is the extent of the land irregularities as alleged by […]
Puri: After probe revealed that out of the 16.4 acre land belonging to the Swargadwar, 10.342 acre land has been recorded in the name of as many as 158 persons at various points in time, it is now being alleged that even parts of the existing crematorium have also been encroached upon. The case in […]