Bhubaneswar: The ‘Bhumi Pujan Samaroha’ was organised by Shri Jagannath Rohini Sewa Sangha on Sunday at Shri Jagannath Temple.

A day long program was started from 08.00 am in the morning with Havan and Puja performed by Priests from Jagannath Dham, Puri. Various cultural programs like bhajan by renowned singers and Odishi dances were performed during the function.

The foundation stone for construction of the temple was laid by the Chief Guest Mr. G.S. Patnaik (IAS), Vice Chairman, DDA. Other guests and eminent personalities like Members of Parliament from Odisha & Delhi, MLAs, MCD Councilos, IAS, IPS & IRS officers and various Government servants, Businessmen and Industrialists including Dr. Subhas Pani (IAS, Rtd.), Mr. Kulwant Rana (MLA) and Mr. Anil Gupta (CMD, KEI Industry) were also present in the function.

The Bhumi Pujan Samaroha was attended by more than 5 thousands of enthusiastic devotees from all over the Delhi, NCR and outside of Delhi to seek the blessings of Lord Jagannath.

On behalf of the Sangha, Mr. Paban Jain (President), Mr. Manas Mohanty (Secretary), Mr. Rakesh Gupta, Mr. Rajesh Phatela, Mr. Pradeep Gupta, Mr. Ashok Roul and Mr. Dilip Mohanty expressed their gratefulness to the gathering for their support given so far and appealed to extend it further to accomplish the wish of Lord Jagannath for construction of a glorious temple in Rohini.