Friday, March 5, 2010

Hampi work hit as project report gathers dust

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    • A project report on Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, submitted a few years ago is lying with the Department of Archaeology without seeing the light of the day.
    • As a result, further excavation and restoration of the vast 16 square km area of the capital of the Vijayanagar empire has suffered while the 500th anniversary of the coronation of Krishnadevaraya, the most famous of the Vijayanagar rulers, is being celebrated with éclat with huge sums of money being spent by the Karnataka government.

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