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Sc orders policemen to stop entering Puri's Jagannath temple with weapons and shoes

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    New Delhi, Oct 10: The Supreme Court on Wednesday (Oct 10) took note of the October 3 violence at Puri's Jagannath temple during a protest against the introduction of a queue system for devotees and said no policeman should enter the temple with weapons and shoes.

    Puris Jagannath temple

    Nine policemen were injured as violence broke out during a 12-hour bandh called by a socio-cultural organisation, protesting introduction of a queue system for devotees visiting the Jagannath Temple.

    Also read: Can non-Hindus be allowed into Jagannath temple? SC wants to know

    The queue system was introduced on an experimental basis and a review would be done as locals and servitors opposed it, a temple official had said.

    PTI

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