Bhadrak, May 2: In a preventive measure against the Covid-19, Bhadrak district administration has ordered for the closure of famous Akhandalamani temple in Aradi starting from Sunday.
As per a notification released by the district Collector, the temple will remain closed till further order.
Tough the temple will remain closed for devotees and public darshan of deity suspended, the servitors can perform daily rituals. The step is aimed at ensuring safety and security of the devotees as well as the servitors.
Notably, Bhadrak is witnessing a sharp rise in Covid-19 positive cases in last couple of days. While yesterday 201 had been tested positive with the Corona virus, today the number remained at 145.