Puri Jagannath Temple Ratna Bhandar to be opened on July 8, details here

Puri: The Puri Jagannath Temple Ratna Bhandar is scheduled to be opened on July 8, said reports in this regard on Wednesday.

The news of opening of Ratna Bhandar was informed by Dr. D.B. Garnayak, the Superintendent of the Archeological Survey of India (ASI).

It is further worth mentioning that the Laser scanning of outer side walls of Ratna bhandar has been done. After examination, the Ratna bhandar will be repaired further informed the ASI Superintendent Dr. D.B. Gadnaik.

It is worth mentioning here that a committee was formed to open the Ratna Bhandar back in 2018 by the then state government. But due to some unforeseen reasons, the treasure trove of Lord Jagannath could not be opened.

However this time the news of opening of the Ratna Bhandar has been welcomed by the chief Badagrahi sevayat of the divine trinity Jagannath Swain Mohapatra. The content of the inner Ratna Bhandar should first be checked and accounted for completely. The entire procedure should be completed within four to five months post the ‘Ratrapahuda’ of Lord Jagannath and his siblings.

He further added that, there is huge quantity of gold in the inner Ratna Bhandar. Then he suggested that, a temporary room should be constructed and then the gold should be shifted into that room and then the inner Ratna Bhandar should be repaired.

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