Section 144 Clamped Near Jagannath Temple In Odisha’s Baripada Town

Baripada: A day after people congregated in large numbers at Jagannath temple in Baripada town in Mayurbhanj district during the Rath Yatra, the administration on Tuesday clamped Section 144 of CrPC around the temple premises.

A senior police officer said that the prohibitory order has been invoked within a 500-metre radius of the temple and it will remain in force till the Bahuda Yatra.

He said that three platoons of police and 20 officers have been deployed near the temple to prevent any untoward situation.

Though the temple remained closed in accordance with the Supreme Court’s directive in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a large congregation of devotees in front of the temple on Monday.

OB Bureau

Leave a Comment

Recent Posts

Sunday Poem: Forget Me Not

A year! From last new year to this Christmas, Five encounters and a few messages,… Read More

2 hours ago

FIR Against Chhattisgarh CM For Violating COVID-19 Norms In UP

Noida: An FIR has been filed against Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel for violating COVID-related… Read More

2 hours ago

Senior Clerk In Vigilance Net On Bribe Charge In Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: Vigilance sleuths apprehended a senior clerk of the tehsildar office in the district on… Read More

2 hours ago

Now, BJP Wants Punjab Polls To Be Postponed

Chandigarh: BJP and Congress may be preparing for a bitter assembly election, but they are… Read More

2 hours ago

Army Jawan Arrested For Killing Woman After Her Family Rejected Marriage Proposal For Dowry Demand

Balangir: Police arrested a Jawan of the Indian Army for allegedly murdering a woman after… Read More

2 hours ago

‘I Am Filing FIR’: Anurag Kashyap Ko Gussa Kyun Ata Hai

Mumbai: Anurag Kashyap is absolutely livid. So much so that he wants to file an… Read More

3 hours ago