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Corona virus enters Lord Jagannath’s chariot making workshop

19/05/2021 at 3:31 PM

Puri, May 19: Two Moharana Servitors engaged in crafting the Nandighosa Rath of Lord Jagannath have tested Covid-19 positive this morning.

As per the  Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), all the moharana servitors had undergone Corona testing before the Akhsya Tritiya. Only the Covid  negative ones were allowed to the Rath Khala for construction of Raths for the Trinity. However, two  wood craft servitors have got infected with the virus as their fresh report revealed.

However, they have been kept in isolation and it has no impact on the chariot workshop, said the public relation officer.     

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