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CM sees Puri King’s power point presentation on development of Jagannath Dham

Bhubaneswar, March 29, 2018: Puri King Gajapati Dibyasingh Deb on Thursday called on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here and discussed issues of development of Shree Jagannath Temple, Shree Gundicha Mandir, Grand Road (Bada Danda) and heritage monuments and sites in the pilgrim city of Puri.

The Gajapati Maharaja, who happens to be the permanent Chairman of the Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee, the apex decision making body for the 12th-century shrine, made a power point presentation before the CM highlighting five proposals for the development and beautification of the abode of the Lord Jagannath.   

“We made a power point presentation before the CM relating to the development and beautification of the Lord Jagannath Dham. Development of Shree Jagannath temple and its vicinity, development and beautification of Shree Gundicha temple, Bada Danda, Athar Nalla, Jagannath Ballabh Math and other monuments surrounding Lord Jagannath Temple,” said the King after the meeting.

Renovation of Emar Math, Uttar Parswa Math and Bama Parswa Math, focus on promotion of Jagannath and Vedic cultures were also discussed in the meeting.

The Chief Minister assured the Gajapati that the State Government will work on a detailed plan for development of Jagannath Dham and thanked him for bringing up various development issues of the city.

“Discussed issues of development of Shree Mandir, Shree Gundicha Mandir, Bada Danda and heritage sites of Puri with Gajapati Dibyasingh Deb. My Government will do everything for all-round development of the abode of Jagannath Mahaprabhu and promotion of Jagannath culture in the world,” Patnaik posted in his Facebook page.

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