Puri (SunstarTV Bureau): The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) filed an FIR against e-commerce platform Amazon, alleged of selling ‘Nirmalya prasad’ of Srimandira without permission, here today.
Whereas, Anil Kumar Sahu, convener of ‘Puri Zilla Yuva Adhivakta Sangha’, today sent a legal notice to Amit Agarwal, Global Senior VP and Country Head, Amazon India over the issue seeking a reply from him within 20 days.
SJTA Administrator, Ajay Kumar Jena lodged a complaint at the Singhadwara Police Station, complaining that Nirmalya is being sold online by Amazon without the permission of the temple administration. Jena has sought action against the firm.
Multiple complaints have been lodged regarding the same. Suar Mahasuar Nijog and Sambhunath Khuntia, a servitor of the temple, had also filed a complaint against Amazon India.
“Nirmalya is being sold on Amazon at higher price without any permission of the temple administration. I have lodged an FIR in this regard and drawn the attention of the temple administration. The person or organisation involved in the sale should be punished,” said Khuntia.
The prasad is being sold on the website at Rs 290 per packet containing 25 grams of ‘Nirmalya‘.