Argentinean national enters Puri temple, security under scanner

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Bhubaneswar : The Jagannath Temple in Puri, is one of the scared places among Hindus and eastern India. The temple denied entry to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, president APJ Kalam and many more non-Hindus.

The temple is heavily fortified and is also amongst the high risk category shrines in the country. In a shocking incident, an Argentinean national entered the temple. The news has created flutter within the Odisha police and temple administration.

The security of temple is under scanner and the police has instructed the security personnel to remain alert.

The 30 year old, Dario Salvador Visciglia was garbed in dhoti and T-shirt entered the temple and around moved inside for well over 30 minutes before a priest spotted him and informed the police. He even bought mahaprasad from the temple.

The police apprehend and took him to nearby Singhadwar police station. After verification of passports he was let off as entering the 15th century temple is not a punishable offence under IPC.


 This is not the first incident, earlier a German nation entered the temple and was thrown out.