Puri, Oct 27: The ‘Sata Pahacha’ gate of Puri Srimandir will be silver-coated first, this was decided at a meeting led by led by Administrator (Development), Ajay Kumar Jena today.
Senior officials of the temple administration met to discuss the modalities of silver cladding of doors in the shrine. Eight doors, gates of Mahalaxmi Temple, Maa Bimala Temple, Aadi Nrusingha Temple, and Sata Pahacha, Bhoga Mandapa, Beheran Dwar, Jaya Bijaya Dwar and Kalaahat Dwar will be sliver coated.
According to reports, a team of the temple administration has already begun the coating work of silver. Around 2.5 tonnes of silver will be required for this purpose.