Administration to conduct Survey of historical monuments in Bijapur

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Bijapur, Nov 19 (UNI) District Administration has decided to conduct a survey of historical monuments in the City following alleged acquisition of monuments by private persons, Deputy Commissioner V B Patil said today.

Speaking after inaugurating the World Heritage Week at historical monument Golgummaz, he said that only 92 monuments are under the government purview while nearly 125 to 150 are under private. "To study this a survey would be conducted and action will be taken to acquire back the encroached monuments." Stressing the need for creating awareness about protection of historical monuments, he said that "protection of historical monuments was not only the duty of the Government but also of every citizen." UNI

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