Jagannath temple reforms: Public hearing over SC proposals begins

Bhubaneswar: A three-member team led by Forest and Environment secretary Suresh Mohapatra on Friday started conducting public hearings pertaining to the reformation in the Shree Jagannath Temple, Puri.

The team is conducting the public hearing at the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration office over 12 proposals of the Supreme Court, according to reports.

It may be noted that the Supreme Court has given 12 suggestions, including entry of non-Hindus and collection of fees from devotees, to bring reformation in the 12th Century Shrine.