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No threat to ancient Ramappa temple

22 October 2011

WARANGAL: Scientists of the National Geological Research Institute (NGRI) and Nagpur Mining and Research Institute (NMRI) who conducted tests to assess the damage to the 800-yr-old Ramappa temple at Palampet village in Venkatapuram mandal due to Devadula tunnel blasts, have declared that the blasts pose no threat to the temple.

In a report submitted to the government recently, a team of experts clarified that the authorities could continue tunnel works but directed them to reduce the intensity of the blasts. As part of the third phase of Devadula project, authorities have been carrying out blasts in the tunnel near Palampeta village. Following the tunnel explosions, local politicians, educationists and other civil society groups began protesting, claiming that the blasts posed a threat to the historical Rammapa temple……..

Read more: http://ibnlive.in.com/news/no-threat-to-ancient-ramappa-temple/195401-60-114.html


Written by csirindia

October 22, 2011 at 6:27 pm

Posted in NGRI

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