Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/08/2020.

The case related to construction of sewage treatment plant (STP), laying of sewage line and improvement of the cremation ground in Puri as well as removal of sheds and unauthorized and illegal structures raised in the coastal regulation zone (CRZ) area.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Odisha Vikash Parishad Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/06/2020.

The SC in its order of June 18, 2020 had restrained holding of the Rath Yatra this year in view of the danger presented by the gathering of 10 to 12 lakhs of devotees for a period of 10-12 days. The apex court observed that any spread of the Coronavirus due to the Rath Yatra would be disastrous due to the large number of persons and the impossibility of tracking all the infected people after they have gone back to their respective homes.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mrinalini Padhi Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/11/2019 management of Jagannath temple, Puri, Odisha.

The SC on November 4 directed the government of Odisha to frame a plan, with support from the Jagannath temple administration for providing shelter and other facilities to people visiting the shrine.

These e-buses are going to operate within the radius of 100 km, covering the cities of Puri, Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

Coastal, southern districts of the State put on alert

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mrinalini Padhi Vs Union of India dated 05/07/2018 regarding management of Shri Jagannath Temple, Puri, Odisha.

Interim report on Shri Jagannath Temple dated 26/06/2018 as per direction of the Supreme Court in Writ Petition No. 649 of 2018 (Mrunalini Padhi Vs Unio of India & Others).

The report covers the following aspects:

(a) Difficulties faced by the visitors;

(b) Exploitative Practices, if any;

(c) Deficiencies in the management, if any;

(d) Suggestions, if any in Shri Jagannath Temple, Puri.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mrinalini Padhi Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/06/2018 regarding unhygienic conditions prevailing around Shri Jagannath Temple at Puri. Also there are encroachments. It is also mentioned that there are deficiencies in the management of the Shrine and rituals are commercialised.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/11/2017 regarding solid waste management and withdrawal of sweet water in the beach area of Puri, Odisha.

- Govt to remove vendors on 800m stretch

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