Puri: The district administration on Tuesday started eviction drive to take away dilapidated and unauthorised constructions from Puri ‘Swargadwar’ as a part of the State authorities’s plan for a significant face-lift of the crematorium on the strains of Mahaprasthanam crematorium in Andhra Pradesh.
The demolition of an age-old advanced of ‘Patha Shraaddha’ within the premises of the crematorium was carried out immediately in presence of district administration and police officers.
Reportedly, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik had introduced final month to take up in depth developmental works on the crematorium which is probably the most sought-after place for folks to carry out the final rites of their members of the family. Patnaik had additionally sanctioned Rs 5 crore within the first section to develop infra at Swargadwar.
Below the plan, an in depth makeover of the boundary of the crematorium, beautification of the doorway gate, restroom for the pallbearers, elevated platforms for cremation of our bodies, amenities for assortment and conservation of mortal stays moreover afforestation have been proposed to be taken up on the crematorium. Other than this, steps shall be taken to make sure cremation throughout wet days.
It’s also being mentioned that Odisha authorities has determined to take away the memorial of former chief minister Biju Patnaik from Swargadwar as a part of the crematorium’s proposed facelift. Nevertheless, sources mentioned a plaque shall be erected on the boundary wall of the crematorium.
It could be famous that other than blatant encroachment of the crematorium land, bereaved individuals who used to return to the Swargadwar typically complained about poor amenities on the place.
A blueprint was just lately launched by the federal government on the structural design of Puri Swargadwar. That is how the crematorium will look following the face-lift.