City

Man Attempts To Climb Up Near Nilachakra Of Puri Jagannath Temple, Detained

By
OB Bureau

Puri: A man was detained by Singhadwara Police in Odisha’s Puri town while trying to climb atop Nilachakra of Jagannath Temple on Wednesday.

He has been identified as a servitor of Agneshwar Mahadev temple Chandrasekhar Panda.

According to sources, Chandrasekhar was initially spotted by a few Chunara servitors wandering around Neelachakra on the temple’s dome. The Jagannath Temple Police (JTP) personnel then asked him to climb down. He had reportedly made use of the shackle meant for Chunara servitors. After repeated calls, he finally got down through the roof of the Dakshinaghar.

He is being interrogated in this regard.

This comes close on the heels of the August 14 incident when a man from Ganjam district had climbed atop Natamandap of the 12th-century shrine.

OB Bureau

Recent Posts

Lalu Prasad’s Kidney Transplant Surgery Successful: Tejashwi Yadav

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad underwent a…

December 5, 2022

Digital University Mooted By Vedanta’s Anil Agarwal To Revolutionise Higher Education In Odisha!

Bhubaneshwar: Hailing the contribution of Vedanta in Odisha’s progress, will-known technocrat Dr Damodar Acharya said…

December 5, 2022

Pollution Crisis: As AQI Reaches ‘Severe’ Level, These Vehicles Banned In Delhi

New Delhi: Air pollution levels in the national Capital reached alarming levels yet again, forcing…

December 5, 2022

Exit Polls: BJP Set To Win 7th Straight Term In Gujarat; AAP Flops In 2 States

New Delhi: Exit poll results were out on Monday evening, shortly after voting for the…

December 5, 2022

Odisha Honeytrap Case: ED Gets 7-Day Remand Of Archana Nag

Bhubaneswar: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) was on Monday allowed by a court in Bhubaneswar to…

December 5, 2022

Staggering Rise In India’s Digital Payments; Check Figures

New Delhi: Digital payments in India have registered a staggering increase. Unified Payments Interface (UPI), debit…

December 5, 2022