ANGUL: Jindal Steel & Power Ltd has built a magnificent temple inside Jindal Nagar, the township area of its 6 MTPA Steel Complex at Angul.
The enshrinement of the deities in the Temple was completed on October 09, 2017 after a weeklong Puja, Yagnya and other associated Vedic rituals performed uninterrupted by prominent Priests of Odisha.
Pujya Gurudev Shri Budhabapa (Babaji) blessed the occasion in presence of OP Jindal Groups’ Chairperson Emeritus – Savitri Jindal and Chairperson of Oswal Group – Aruna Oswal, Chairman of JSPL – Naveen Jindal and Co-Chairperson of JSPL Foundation – Shallu Jindal and Padma Vibhushan Dr. Raghunath Mohapatra.
The temple premises is spread over 3.7 acres of land and took four years for completion. The main temple, made in Kalinga Style of Nagar Architecture is of 67 ft. height.
Naveen Jindal said, “Jagannath Cult is a way of life that encompasses multiple diversities of India. Lord Jagannath identifies Himself with the Mass. This Temple is dedicated to the People of Odisha, the local community and to employees and their families. I pray the almighty to shower his Divine Blessings for holistic prosperity of Odisha.”
Noted architect and sculptor Padma Vibhushan Raghunath Mohapatra and Ahmedabad based temple architect Nikhil Sompura and others were associated in the erection of this majestic temple. External development and landscaping work has been done by Sudipto Ghosh.
Shallu Jindal said, “This plant has been built brick by brick by the Local Community who have always aspired to see a Temple of Lord Jagannath, inside the Township. I am only translating their desire with Blessings of the Lord. We hope this temple will help in spreading spirituality and inner peace among people of Angul and Odisha.”