Eight HP temples declared protected monuments

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 00:36

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh government has
declared eight temples as state protected monuments and
notified these under Himachal Pradesh Ancient and Historical
Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act of 1976.

Principal Secretary( Language, Art and Culture and
Tourism) Manisha Nanda said that prior to declaring these
monuments as state protected, the stakeholders or interested
persons had been asked to file their objections, if any,
within two months.

"On receiving objections, the government would look into
these and a final notification would be issued by government
after disposing of the objections," she said.

Nanda said that at present there were about 40 monuments
of the state which the central government has declared as
national protected monuments.


First Published: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 00:36

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