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Odisha: Jagannath Puri Temple Heritage Corridor inauguration on January 17, preparations in final stage

As per schedule, the puja rituals will finally culminate on 17th January when Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will walk through the Jagannath Puri temple corridor in the afternoon and officially declare it open for devotees.

Odisha: Shri Mandir Parikrama Project in Puri complete, inauguration to be held in January 2024

The Shri Mandir Parikrama Project in Puri cost Rs 943 crore. The foundation stone of the project was laid in November 2021 and it will be inaugurated in January 2024.

East and west: Gujarat and Odisha celebrate the Rathayatra of Lord Jagannath with pomp and splendour

Rathyatra celebrations in these two distant states are another example of how the states of India, despite diverse linguistic and cultural norms, are bound together by strings of Hindu tradition and spirituality.

‘Puri Shankaracharya didn’t allow Dalit MP to touch his feet’: Dalit lawmaker busts viral claim, demands strict action against fake news peddlers

The viral claim says Puri Shankaracharya practised untouchability against Dalit MP Ramshankar Katheria.

Supreme Court dismisses pleas against Puri Jagannath Temple Parikrama project, fines petitioners with Rs 1 lakh each

The Supreme Court has told in its verdict that there is no merit in the PILs filed, and such filing such petitions are a waste of judicial time. It added that such frivolous PILs need to be 'nipped in the bud' so that development work is not stopped.

Odisha: Dozens of holy earthen hearths in the kitchen of Jagannath Temple in Puri vandalized

There are a total of 240 registered hearths in the kitchen of the 12th century temple of Lord Jagannath.

Bodybuilder Sevayat from viral photo wants more compensation, slams Odisha govt’s Shri Jagannath Temple corridor project in Puri

In August 2019, the Odisha government had announced that all structures around a 75-metre radius of the Jagannath Temple's Meghanada wall will be removed to ensure the safety and integrity of the 12th century shrine. After initial PILs were filed against it, the Amicus curie appointed by the SC had held that the Odisha govt's action is legal and justified.

‘If India declares itself a Hindu Rashtra 15 nations will follow suit’: What Swami Nischalananda Saraswati, the Puri Shankaracharya said

The Puri Shankaracharya revealed that representatives from 15 nations, including Mauritius and Bhutan, have stated unequivocally that if India declares itself a Hindu Rashtra, they will follow suit

Odisha: Gajapati Maharaj of Puri performs Shilanyas of Heritage Corridor Project around Jagannath Temple in presence of CM Naveen Patnaik

Stunning visuals of the Shilanyas ceremony were shared on social media by the official handle of the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration.

Odisha: Police book 2 from ISKCON for Covid norms violation during Rath Yatra, had shared video of watching procession from balcony

Odisha Police detained 10 for allegedly violating Covid-19 norms during the Rath Yatra in Puri, including 2 from ISKCON.

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