Sentence Examples

  • In the Orissa famine of 1866 more than one-third of the population of Puri is said to have perished.
  • PURI, or Jagannath, a town and district of British India, in the Orissa division of Bengal.
  • Puri district is rich in historical remains, from the primitive rock-hewn caves of Buddhism - the earliest relics of Indian architecture - to the medieval sun temple at Kanarak and the shrine of Jagannath.
  • Puri first came under British administration in 1803.
  • It is served by the East Coast railway, which was opened throughout from Calcutta to Madras in 1891, with a branch to Puri town.