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Nilachakra is repairing by Archaeological  Survey of India (ASI)

Nilachakra is repairing by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)

Nilachakra is now repairing by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) .

Nilachakra, wheel on top of the Jagannath Temple made of an alloy of eight metals (asta-dhatu). It is called the Nila Chakra (Blue Wheel), and is 3.5m (11 ft 8 in) high with a circumference of about 11m (36 ft).

Photo : Sarat Mama, Puri

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