Currently, the Raja Maheshwar Prasad Singh(The Jharia Raj Pariwar) with some community looks after the temple. There is a lot of crowd in Janmashtami in this temple.
Peoples of Jharia has great respect with the oldest Radha Krishna Temple which is situated in Rajagarh(Bakrihat), Jharia, Dhanbad, Jharkhand. They come together in Janmashtami and worship with the great respect and old tradition.
Priest Of the Temple – Sri Viswanath Banerjee(20-Aug-2019) Since 40 Years
Appeal To The Government
The People of Jharia has been appealing the government that the temple should be repaired by the government fund because it is the oldest heritage of Jharia which should be saved.
Puja done by Jharia Raja Parivar – Raja Maheshwar Prasad Singh, Raja Bishweshwar Prasad Singh, Rani Sujata Singh and Rani Snehalata DEVI
1) Slaughter Place where Pantha Bali( Goat ) is sacrificed. This is one of the oldest tradition of Jharia Raj Family and Jharia people.
Every year, Jharia Raj pariwar come together at Jharia Raja Garh and worship Devi Durga Shiv Shakti and celebrate oldest and historic Durga puja with full family. There is a lot of crowd on Ashtami in Jharia Raja Garh Durga Oldest temple. You can read the full history of Durga puja in jharia region here: