Commission probing missing Jagannath Temple keys fooling people: Dharmendra Pradhan

Updated:6 months, 1 week ago IST

Bhubaneswar (Odisha), Jun 08 (ANI): Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday took a jibe at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and said the inquiry commission constituted by him to look for the missing treasury keys of Jagannath Temple is only to fool people of the state. "(Odisha) Chief Minister ordered setting up of inquiry commission over lost keys of the treasury (of Jagannath Temple in Puri) but I want to ask CM Naveen Babu that does inquiry commission posses a magic wand? The commission is just there to make a fool of Odia people," Pradhan said while addressing the gathering at the Kalinga Literary Festival here. Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court directed that a committee be set up under the Bhubaneswar District Judge to look into the matter. There are a total of seven treasuries within the temple, out of which one remains open at all times.

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