Servitors clash in Puri Srimandir; one injured

Puri: Tension prevailed on Puri Srimandir premises after a fight ensued between ‘Jatri Sahayak’ servitor and ‘Suara’ servitor.

As per reports, the incident took place while the ‘Suara’ servitor was taking the earthen pots into the temple through the North gate when he was interrupted by the between ‘Jatri Sahayak’. The situation turned ugly when the duo started throwing fists at each other.

According to available information, Srimandir ‘Jatri Sahayak’ servitor, Damodar Gochikar, sustained head injuries in an alleged attack by the ‘Suara’ servitor.

Reportedly, the accused attacker Ramakrishna Khuntia has been detained.