Puri, Feb 13: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) filed a written complaint against artist Shalini Passi for taking and sharing photographs of inner premises of Srimandir in Puri on the social media platform.
“It has come to notice that one Shalini Passi of New Delhi ha illegally taken number of photographs inside the premises of Shree Jagannath Temple, Puri and made it viral through Social Media her instagram.com,” said the SJTA in its complaint.
“This act is an offence under section 30-A(4)(c) of Shree Jagannath Temple Act 1955. Besides that by publishing the photographs in Social Media, the she has endangered the security of the Temple and such activities have hurt the sentiment of millions of devotees,” stated the complaint.
The temple administration requested the Singhadwar police station to prosecute Shalini Passi under the relevant provision of law for the best interest of Lord Jagannath.