More time for Puri temple land sale

The State Government has decided to demolish all structures within 75 metre radius of Jagannath Temple to enhance its security and make Puri, a world heritage city.

Published: 04th December 2019 02:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th December 2019 10:38 AM   |  A+A-

Puri's Jagannath temple

Puri's Jagannath temple (File Photo | EPS)

By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has extended time limit for voluntary sale of private land within 75 metres of the security zone of Jagannath Temple at Puri, by a week till December 9 in view of the interest shown by locals. 

Many permanent residents had voluntarily sold their land by accepting the Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy announced by the Government following an appeal made by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. 
Official sources said 106 plots have been sold till December 2 and locals have sold 75 pc of their land voluntarily. 

The State Government has decided to demolish all structures within 75 metre radius of Jagannath Temple to enhance its security and make Puri, a world heritage city.

Stay up to date on all the latest Odisha news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp