Puri, Sept 10: Jagannath temple will remain shut for three days till September 12 in view of the Covid pandemic.
Darshan of the Lords will resume on Monday with timings for visiting the temple extended by two more hours till 9 pm, the new guidelines issued by the SJTA on September 9 said.
As per the order, people have been barred entry into the temple to avoid large congregations on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Puja, the onset of the festive season in Odisha and India.
The public, however. will be allowed for darshan on Saturdays from next week. The temple will remain shut only on Sundays for disinfection of the premises.