Need Jagamohan repair affidavit by March 16: HC


Cuttack: Orissa High Court, on Tuesday has ordered the state government and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to submit an affidavit regarding the ongoing repair work of the Jagamohan or sanctorum of Puri  Jagannath temple by March 16.

The High Court asked ASI and government to produce the Jagamohan repair work affidavit before the next trial date scheduled on 16th March.

Earlier, the state government and ASI were ordered by the court to submit their repair work affidavit by a specified time frame but either of them failed to produce it before the court following which they were warned by the bench formed by Chief Justice Vineet Saran and Justice Dr. Bidyut Sarangi.

Reportedly, Senior Advocate Dr. Ashok Mohapatra and Suryaprakash Artabidyadhar Mangaraj are handling the case petitioned by Abhisek Das.

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