CM reviews preparedness for Puri Rath Yatra

28/06/2019 at 1:38 PM

Puri: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today chaired the last Rath Yatra coordination meeting here and took stock of the preparedness for the July 4 mega event. 

Law and Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena, Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Das, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) Chief Administrator Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra, DGP Dr RP Sharma and servitors of the Jagannath Temple attended the coordination meeting.

Patnaik also reviewed the power supply, drinking water facilities, drainage and law and order for the Rath Yatra. This year the annual car festival falls on July 4.

Notably, cyclone Fani that hit the State on May 3 has severely damaged the pilgrim town with a major population still waiting for electricity. 

Earlier, instructions were issued to all the departments to complete the their preparedness and ongoing works latest by June 25.

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