Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) imposed a restriction on sale of Tanka Torani and Rabidi at Ananda Bazar of the shrine.
A notice has been issued by the SJTA prohibiting sale of Tanka Torani (mixture of curd, water rice, lemon leaves and green chilly) and Rabidi (Indian dessert made from milk).
The ban order remained in force from Friday. The temple authorities will carry out raid at the Ananda Bazar (market place of Mahaprasad) and anybody flouting the rule will be taken to task.
Besides, the SJTA also restricted selling of Mahaprasad on road and on premises of the temple. It also directed that no minor be engaged in selling Abadha (prasad) on the premises of the temple.
The temple administration also prohibited entry of youths who help in selling Abadha of different suara servitors at the Ananda Bazar. The entry of persons who ask for money from devotees was also prohibited on the premises of the Mahaprasad selling market.