Puri: A devotee, after offering prayers to Lord Jagannath, died incidentally on the premises of the temple today.
Ajay Kumar Das (75), a resident of Kendrapara, came to Puri for darshan of Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra. Ajay entered the temple amid heavy crowd of devotees and offered worship to the God. Later, he took rest under the beneath of holy banyan tree known as Kalpabata where he fainted all of a sudden.
He was rushed to district headquarters hospital immediately through the north gate of the temple. He died on the way to hospital.