Conserving ancient relics


Jun 7, 2018-

A conservation project is underway at Sainamaina Municipality-1 in Rupandehi to protect the ancient relics and heritage sites that date back to the time of the Buddha.

Mayor Chitra Bahadur Karki said they recently completed fencing programme to guard the site where ancient brick walls, deep well and other historic structures and artefacts were unearthed during excavation.

The municipality has also set up a museum where several excavated objects and artefacts are on display.

Karki said a master plan was being prepared to support the conservation of the site. The undertaking is estimated to cost Rs 500 million.

Published: 07-06-2018 08:47

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