Puri, June 13 -- Keeping its promise made in BJP's poll manifesto for Odisha, the new government led by Mohan Charan Majhi today opened all four gates of the Jagannath Temple in Puri for the devotees.

The new Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi along with his cabinet colleagues were present during opening of the gates of the Srimandir.

All the ministers including the CM, and two deputy CMs - KV Singh Deo and Pravati Parida and newly elected MPs - Sambit Patra and Pratap Sarangi made a parikrama of the temple in the morning. The CM offered 'Sashtang Pranam' (prostration) in front of Singhadwar before entering the temple and sat on the holy Baisi Pahacha (24 stairs) of the temple as a mark of rendering his gratitude to the Supreme Lord for ...