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Rules for Gandhiji’s Memorial can’t be applicable for Srimandir: Puri Shankaracharya

ONI Bureau: Reacting on Supreme Court’s suggestion for entry of non-Hindus into Jagannath temple, Puri Shankaracharya Nischalananda Saraswati and Gajapati King Dibyasingha Dev, who is considered the first servitor of Lord Jagannath opposed allowing entry of non-Hindus into the Puri temple.

Regarding the rules laid down for Gandhiji’s memorial inside the 12th century shrine, Shankaracharya said that the Jagannath temple is not a secular place and the rules laid down for Gandhiji’s memorial cannot be applied.