Bhubaneswar, Oct. 18 -- Bhubaneswar: The Shanti Stupa atop Dhauli hill in Bhubaneswar, which was shut since March due to Covid-19 pandemic, opened for public on Sunday. All the Covid-19 protocols will be strictly followed by the Dhauli authorities.

"We heard Dhauli was opened for public and therefore I have come with my family today. We were indoors since March," said a local resident of Bhubaneswar.

"Dhauli opened for visitors after a gap of seven months. I feel delighted to come for outing after a long time. I pray to Lord Jagannath that the situation becomes normal soon so that we can enjoy life like we used to do before the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic," said a resident of Kolkata who visited Dhauli with his family.

Meanwhile, the...