Earlier, the Gajapati king, who is the head of the Temple Management Committee, had written to Chief Minister urging him to file a modification petition in the apex court to ensure the religiously and legally sanctioned Rath Yatra is not stopped altogether.
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 has spent Rs 22 lakh on an inquiry into the missing keys of the Ratna Bhandar. The delay in revealing the findings to the public is being seen as mysterious. Are all the gold and diamond safe?