The darshan timings will be from 7 am to 7 pm on all days and the residents of Puri Municipality area will be allowed entry for darshan of the Lords from August 16 to 20.
The holy town of Puri has become the first city in the country to provide something that only major world cities like London and New York offer: clean drinking water directly from tap that requires no further filtration.
The laser scanning will be completed when the deities are out of the temple for the nine-day Ratha Jatra.
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The Puri Collector said that special arrangements and a queue system will soon be introduced for elderly/senior citizens coming to the temple.
'The proposed airport will help bring Jagannath devotees from across the world,' Patnaik said in the letter.
Visitors from outside Puri, however, will have to produce Covid negative reports to enter the shrine.
This year, no more than 500 people, including the temple servitors and police personnel, have been be allowed to pull the chariots. They have been permitted to do that only if they have tested negative for COVID-19.
Lord Jagannath rath yatra and activities connected to it will not be allowed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Supreme Court said
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The imposing nine-century-old Emaar Mutt right in front of the temple, which provided a vantage platform for the high and mighty for viewing the Rath Yatra in the past, has been completely razed to the ground.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had recently announced various projects worth Rs 265 crore under the Augmentation of Basic Amenities and Development of Heritage and Architecture (ABADHA) scheme for the development of Puri.
Cyclone Fani, that ravaged parts of coastal Odisha, still has its footprints everywhere. The road to recovery appears long.
Rath Yatra festival is observed on a grand scale, and the atmosphere in Puri is completely filled with divine sounds of cymbals, manjeera, and drums, while the devotees chant out loud the names of the three deities, Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, and Goddess Subhadra.
Puri and Khurda districts are reeling under power and drinking water shortage as rescue operations post-cyclone Fani are in full swing. Generator operators are in demand, even for charging mobile phones.
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 exam was scheduled to be held on May 5.
Packing heavy rain and winds with speeds of up to 175 kmph, cyclonic storm 'Fani' slammed into the Odisha coast on Friday morning.
The landfall of cyclone "Fani", formed in the Bay of Bengal, began at around 8 am after the "eye" crossed the Puri coast 20 minutes past 1 am.
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