2nd Rath Yatra Coordination Committee Meeting Today

The committee will discuss progress of works decided in the first coordination meeting held last month. Construction of chariots, temple rituals are also some other matters to be raised during the discussion.

Besides, issues of health, sanitation, roads, sewerage, drinking water, electricity, and law and order situation will also be figured in the meet.

Puri MLA Maheswar Mohanty, central range IG Soumendra Priyadarshi, SJTA office bearers, Collector Arvind Agarwal, SP Sarthak Sarangi are scheduled to attend the meeting.

On the other hand, Shree Jagannath Sevayat Sammilani has urged the servitors' community to stay away from Ratha Yatra coordination committee meeting through posters. Such posters were found at several places near the 12th century shrine.

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