A Telangana tourist official said governments of both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh had given permissions for the resumption of the service, which was launched in November 2017.
People mostly from outside Puri visited the 12th-century shrine despite restrictions for visitors in the holy month of Kartika due to Covid concerns.
To take revenge on the opponent group, the accused, Sisir Routray got a sword from a temple nearby and started knocking doors of villagers using filthy language and threatened them with the weapon.
Kerala government issued the order to clear the air over a previous order that mandated all pilgrims visiting Sabarimala to carry RT-PCR negative certificates or double dose vaccination certificates.
A group of Irulars from a settlement near Kancheepuram alleged they are being threatened by a DMK functionary for taking shelter in a temple nearby to escape rains and mosquitoes.
The Thousand Pillar Temple, a part of which is the mandapa, was built by Kakatiyan King Rudra Deva in 1163 AD.
The Srimandir Parikrama project will be undertaken at an estimated cost of Rs 331.28 crore and will see the construction of various amenities and infrastructure along the temple boundary.
The project will be implemented by the state government at an estimated cost of Rs 3,200 crore
Estimated at Rs 331.28 crore, the project includes a seven-lane-wide pathway for devotees and a separate lane for the deities around the Meghanad Prachir of the temple.
The ordinance includes the constitution of a temple managing committee and its composition, responsibilities and powers among others.
For years the temple premises was used as storage place for agricultural goods and other grains but now the temple is regaining its old shape, thanks to the work of villagers.
The Pampa river is swollen and there is heavy flow in the river at Triveni where the devotees cross the river to trek the Sabarimala hills and offer prayers at the Lord Ayyappa temple.
His explanation was that the Sun Temple is in ruins and no worship of the Sun God has taken place since last 119 years.
Hundreds of devotees take holy dip in River Krishna & throng Lord Shiva temples in the city