Ramappa Temple In Warangal May Get World Heritage Tag

6 Mar, 2019 18:23 IST|Sakshi
Ramappa Temple In Warangal

Warangal: The historic temple in Palmapet of Mulugu district, Telangana is all set to be bestowed with a world heritage status, selected by UNESCO.

The Ramappa temple in Mulugu district is the only historical site to be proposed for this year by the government. BV Papa Rao trustee of The Kakatiya Heritage Trust (KHT) which made the dossier for this historic temple dating back to 11th century, said that they have started working on the dossier from the year 2012 prior to the formation of Telangana.

He added that the members of KHT attended the ‘how to prepare the dossier’ meetings conducted by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the trust applied for temple to be placed in the tentative list of world heritage sites, way back in 2013.

He thanked the Chief Minister of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao for pushing this matter forward at the centre. In 2015, the Trust along with the Department of Heritage Telangana prepared the dossier with the technical services of GVS Suryanarayana Murthy.

Prof M Panduranga Rao said that the universal values of the temple are enough to ensure that Ramappa temple is considered by Unesco as a world heritage site in a year or two.

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