In Lord Jagannath of Puriís name, 25,000 acres, a lot of it encroached
Debabrata Mohanty: Bhubaneswar, Monday, Jan 14, 2013 at 0251 hrs IST
He is possibly the only god in India who owns so much land ó25,711 acres ó but Lord Jagannath is struggling to get part of it back from encroachers. Lord Jagannath, presiding deity of the 12th century temple in Puri, is listed as a landlord in the Orissa governmentís revenue records. He reporte ....Read more
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General ManagerKAMALAR | Monday , 14 Jan '13 13:40:17 PMReply | Forward While poor people starving and eating mice to survive, the so called high cast is enjoying wealth in the name of Lord Jagannath. what a pity? We shout that India is progressing.
Don't misleadRahul | Monday , 14 Jan '13 15:58:07 PMReply | Forward Those encroacahing in the land are not poor people, but organized land mafia and real estate sharks. It has nothing to do with caste.
Jagannath Puri LandSudha | Monday , 14 Jan '13 15:45:33 PMReply | Forward What about the loot of the public money by the Yadavs, Gowadas, DMKs etc of lower casts?
MoneyMatters!!Sharat | Monday , 14 Jan '13 10:25:31 AMReply | Forward Why to talk about India if there is poorest of poor are present in our state Orissa even who are not able to earn single meal a day. Our God Jagannath is owning crores of rupees worth land, who is going to benefit from this? None. Still we can witness more than a lacks being donated everyday as per a daily news, but don't have the time & money for these poor.
Benefits possibleRahul | Monday , 14 Jan '13 16:00:22 PMReply | Forward With proper management, everything from annadan halls to universities can be set up. So, don't condone encroachments by real-estate sharks.