Puri:Sri Jagannath temple Administration (SJTA) has banned Android phones inside the temple.
Neither the devotees nor the servitors will be allowed to carry android phones, a resolution passed by the temple administration said.
The Jagannath temple police commander could only use one android phone for official communication, said SJTA chief administrator Vir Vikram Yadav.
The servitors will be allowed with ordinary non Android mobile phones, he added.
This resolution of the temple, sources said, will be placed before the temple managing committee meeting scheduled to be held on December 15.
After the resolution passed in the managing committee, the ban will be made effective from January 1, Yadav added.
The order came after a number of devotees secretly took pictures and made them vi