Again Cracks on Puri Jagamohana Of Puri Srimandira.
Again cracks found on the Puri Jagannath Temple. It should be repaired on an urgent basis, amicus curiae NK Mohanty told the Orissa High Court in a report.
“Many distressed location on first and second pidha layers of Jagamohana (outside slopping corbelled zones) and on Amalakas/ Kalasa of buttressing pilli temples were observed during inspection on 17 September 2022. These distress are mostly in the form of wide structural cracks, localized dislodgement of stone blocks and detached weak lime plasters including extensive corrosion of existing wrought iron clamps. These distressed locations are on the eastern and south eastern corner of Jagamohana, which are visible from the rooftop of Natamandapa,” the amicus curiae mentioned in the report submitted to the High Court.
ASI team to take up deplastering and conservation work on outside slopping roof of Jagamohana after completion of inside structural repair work since 2017.