Eight HP temples declared protected monuments
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Last Updated: Tuesday, July 06, 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 06, 2010, 00:36

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