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Odisha panel to study major temples' mgt scheme after SC order

Press Trust of India  |  Cuttack 

Following an order of the Supreme Court, the government today constituted a three-member committee to study the management systems of six major temples across the country.

The on June 8 had passed a slew of directions to prevent exploitation of devotees by staff at the and directed the to study the management schemes of other important shrines.

A government notification said the Committee will visit and study the management schemes of Vaishno Devi temple of Jammu and Kashmir, Somnath temple of Gujarat, Golden Temple of Amritsar, in and and suggest measures for the

Headed by the temple's former chief S C Mohapatra, IAS, the panel has ex-Puri SP and now central range IGP Soumendra Priyadarshi, IPS, and Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee member Mohimohan Tripathy as the two other members.

The had passed the order while adjudicating over a civil writ petition alleging mismanagement and harassment to devotees at the

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 19:45 IST
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