The Famous Puri Jagannath Temple in Odisha's Puri can collapse anytime, according Archaeological Survey of India. GC Mitra (ASI technical core committee chairman) while proffer her resignation, said if necessary steps were not taken immediately the Jagannath Mahaprabhu may come down, BBC report said. Earlier, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to take immediate steps regarding the temple. Naveen Patnaik had complained about the slow pace of ASI, regarding the repair work going on in the temple. On Monday a high level meeting was chaired by Union Ministers Mahesh Sharma, Dharmendra Pradhan, ASI chief and other officials to discuss the sepulchre issue. 

After the meeting Sharma said due to technical problems the repair work at the temple was getting delayed. Pradhan said government will ensure there is no deficiency of money needed for repair work at Temple. The central government would send a deputation headed by culture secretary to probe structural safety of the Temple, said the Petroleum Minister. The Puri temple is built on a enormous raised platform in the heart of the city, temple complex is enclosed by a wall about seven meters high including the 0 height of the platform. The area of this platform is more than 4,20,000 sqft. 

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