New Jagannath Temple at Balgopalpur in Balasore, Odisha by Emami Paper Mills
Lord Jagannath is above caste, creed and religion. Everyone, including foreigners, can visit the new Jagannath temple here at Balasore, unlike Jagannath temple at Puri. Padma Vibhusan Raghunath Mahapatra is the architect and sculptor of this temple. It is built at an expenditure of Rs 11 crores.
BALASORE: A new Jagannath temple, dubbed to be Odisha’s “second Puri Shree Mandir”, on Monday has been dedicated to the universal devotees and Jagannath culture connoisseurs and aficionados.
The seventy-eight feet high scintillating shrine has been constructed on a sprawling three acres of land on the premises of Balasore town Balgopalpur-based Emami Paper Mill.