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Puri Srimandir To Open For All Devotees Tomorrow, Sanitisation Work Underway

Devotees from far and wide will finally get chance to witness the bliss of Lord Jagannath before their eyes with the reopening of the Puri Srimandir for general public from tomorrow onwards after several months of Covid hiatus.

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Temples, Religious Places In Puri, Sambalpur Reopen Today, No Decision On Srimandir Yet

After remaining out of bounds for over three months, temples and religious places in Puri and Sambapur districts reopened today for devotees amid strict adherence to Covid safety protocols

Jajpur Biraja Temple To Reopen From August 4
Jajpur Religious Sites Reopening From Aug 4, Green Signal To Cuttack Ganesh Puja

All places of religious importance in Jajpur district of Odisha will be reopened for the public from August 4 with strict adherence to Covid guidelines. Jajpur Collector Chakravarti Singh Rathore informed about the decision in a statement to the media.

Samaleswari Temple To Reopen From August 3
Samaleswari Temple, Other Religious Places In Sambalpur To Reopen From August 3

The famous Shakti shrine of Odisha, the temple of Goddess Samaleswari in Sambalpur is set to reopen for devotees from August 3. The decision comes as a great relief for thousands of devotees and servitors who had been waiting with bated breath for the temple to reopen ever since the State government started unlocking the economic activities from the month of June.

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Odisha Priests’ Body Opposes Govt’s Authorisation To Collectors On Temple Reopening

The Odisha government has authorized Collectors to take a call on reopening of temples and mutts in their respective jurisdiction

2021 Is In, But New Year Hasn't Begun For Many Odias
2021 Is In, But New Year Hasn't Begun For Many Odias

Bhubaneswar: Even as the world bid goodbye to a year mired in a global pandemic, in Odisha, hundreds and thousands of people who usually stood in front of the temples in queue to begin every year with the divine blessings, are a disappointed lot the way first morning of 2021 started. The fact that the […]

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Taratarini Temple In Ganjam To Welcome Devotees From Jan 3

Berhampur: After Srimandir in Puri and Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar, the famous Taratarini temple in Purusottampur of Ganjam district is all set throw open its door to devotees from January 3, 2021, informed Collector, Vijay Amruta Kulange on Monday. Announcing the news that will bring smile on faces of all the devotees and servitors of […]

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Modalities For Reopening Of Temples In Odisha, Points To Note

Bhubaneswar: After the Odisha government’s nod to open Puri Jagannath and Lingaraj temple amid the pandemic with strict adherence to COVID-19 norms, hopes are high that around 18000 remaining temples in the State will also be opened soon. As the State government has already left the responsibility of taking decision regarding opening of the places […]

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Odisha Govt In Process Of Reopening All Temples: Chief Secretary

Bhubaneswar: As the demand for reopening of temples and religious places across Odisha grows louder following the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA)’s announcement to open the 12th century shrine, the Odisha government has started initiating the process for reopening of other religious institutions which too remained shut for devotees in the last nine months due […]

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Priests Beat Gongs Again To Press For Temple Reopening

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Odisha government has clarified its stand on the reopening of religious places amid the prevailing pandemic situation, members of the Odisha Sevayat Sangha, a state-level priests’ association once again staged protest by beating gongs in the premises of the Ram Temple here today to press for the opening of temples. The […]

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Union Min Dharmendra Pradhan Bats For Reopening Of Temples In Odisha

Jagatsinghpur: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday called for the reopening of temples in Odisha. Pradhan made the statement over the contentious issue while campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the forthcoming by-elections in the Tirtol assembly constituency. Pradhan who spoke to OTV after paying a visit to the Maa Sarala temple […]

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Servitors Seek Reopening Of Dhabaleswar Temple

Athagarh: Even as religious places across Odisha remained closed due to Covid-19 pandemic, the servitors of Dhabaleswar temple in Athagarh area of Cuttack district on Friday demanded reopening of the temple in view of the holy Kartik month. According to sources, special rituals of Lord Dhabaleswar are performed during Kartik month. Gaja Bhoga is also […]

Odisha: Servitors Hold Fresh Protest, Urge Govt To Reopen Temples
Odisha: Servitors Hold Fresh Protest, Urge Govt To Reopen Temples

Bhubaneswar: Servitors and several devotees across the State on Wednesday resumed protest by beating gongs, ringing bells and blew conchs urging the Odisha government to reopen temples with COVID-19 restrictions in place. The protest, which was called by Odisha Mandira Sebayat Sangha (OMSS), witnessed participation of servitors and devotees at major religious places across the […]