Puri: Orissa High Court appointed amicus curiae N K Mohanty today reviewed the conservation work of Shree Jagannath Temple.
The review meeting which was held here at the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) office was attended by SJTA Development Administrator Ajay Jena, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Odisha Circle Superintendent Arun Mallik, and Core Committee Chairman NC Pal.
The amicus curiae Mohanty will be submitting a report to the High Court within eight days.
Mohanty informed that repair of the Ratna Bhandar did not figure during today’s review meeting. He said the State Government will take steps for Ratna Bhandar repair. Repairing of Ratna Bhandar is likely to be discussed during the meeting of the Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee scheduled to be held on the 27th of this month.
Special plans are being drawn up for the repair of Jagamohan, Nata Mandap and Roshaghara of the Shree Jagannath Temple.
Cracks have been noticed in two pockets of the Nata Mandap. Repair work will be taken up for the conservation of those places.
A blueprint will be prepared for undertaking repair of the floor of the Roshaghara and a few places of the Jagamohan within two-three months.
Steps for undertaking repair will be undertaken after a discussion on the blueprint is held between the ASI and the Core Committee, informed the Committee’s Chairman NC Pal.