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of Shree Jagannatha Society UK

Shree Jagannatha Society, UK has been set up with an objective of building a grand temple to serve Lord Shree Jagannatha Mahaprabhu in or around London to fulfil the long standing desire of entire Jagannatha devotees in the United Kingdom. The founder trustees comprise of many eminent people in the UK, who are long standing residents in United Kingdom. Official announcement of the creation of the Trust and our vision was unveiled in the presence of H.E. Governor of Odisha Shri Ganeshi Lal, Hon. Union Minister Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi & H.E. Gajapati Maharaja, King of Puri Shri Dibyasingha Deb and other members of global Odia diaspora on 20th June 2020. Our vision was enthusiastically welcomed by all the participants and we were assured of all support in future to fulfil our dream of having a grand Jagannatha Temple in UK. We are currently engaged with the process of identifying an appropriate site and acquisition of land for the temple. We are holding discussion with appropriate local authorities, central bodies and other eminent influential personalities to facilitate this goal.

Vision, Mission & Core Values

Vision Statement

Make London the epicentre of Jagannatha Culture in Europe.

Mission Statement

Build a dedicated Jagannatha Temple in and around London by 2024.

Core Values

  • Selfless Service - निस्वार्था सेबा
  • Kindness for all - जीबे दया
  • Love & Compassion - प्यार और करुणा
  • Universal Equality & Harmony - जसार्बभौमिक समानता और सद्भाव
  • Devotion to the supreme soul - परमात्मा की भक्ति

Roadmap

September 2020

Charity Registration

May 2021

Membership Drive

August 2021

Fundraising Drive

November 2021

Tactical Temple Site

2022

Strategic Temple Site Land Identification

2023

Begin Temple Construction

2024

Complete Temple Construction

Constitution

Draft constitution was submitted to charity commission of UK for registration in August 2020 and was accepted and approved in September 2020. Amended Constitution was approved and published in in December 2020 when the trust name changed to Shree Jagannatha Society UK.

Shree Jagannatha Society UK - Constitution

Core Team

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Dr. Sahadev SwainChairperson

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Dr. Prakash DeyGeneral Secretary

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Mr. Bhakta PandaTreasurer

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Mr. Sukant SahuCorporate Outreach

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Ms. SubhashreeEvents Team

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Mr. Rashmi NandaProject Management

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Dr. Aditya SinghCommunity Outreach

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Dr. Chetan ShatapathyMedia & Communications

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Mr. Sharad Kumar JhaLiaison Team

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Mr. Malaya NayakFundraising Team

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Mr. Susanta PatnaikEvents Team

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Mr. Bijoy SahooMembership Team

Spiritual Guides

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Dr. C B Satpathy

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Brahmashri Mohan Ji

Patrons & Advisers

  • Mr Loknath Mishra (MD & CEO, ICICI UK)
    Financial Advisor
  • Prof Sanjay Satpathy (Odisha)
    Shree Jagannatha Cuture Expert
  • Prof. Dr Harekrishna Satapathy (Odisha)
    Shree Jagannatha Cuture Expert
  • Mr C B Patel (Cheif Editor Aisan Voice UK)
    Media, Community Expert
  • Ar Ir. Subhranshu Panda (Hong Kong)
    Architect Expert
  • Sabitha Sutrave (UK)
    Architect Expert
  • Mr Arun Praharaj (Baharain)
    Patron
  • Mr Padmalochan Mohanty (Odisha)
    Patron
  • Mr Sabyasachi Mishra (Odisha)
    Public & Media Relation
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