Stories Tagged 'Reconstruction'
After waiting for almost three years, the reconstruction work of the historic Rani Pokhari finally resumed on Monday. The project had been on hold following a series of controversies and numerous logistical obstacles.
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Reconstruction work of the earthquake-ravaged Gorkha Durbar, a historically important palace of the Shah kings, is going on at a snail’s pace.
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The Bhaju Pukhu, a centuries-old pond in Bhaktapur with a temple at its centre, is finally going to be restored. The temple, which was destroyed in an earthquake in 1737 BS (1681AD), had never been reconstructed.
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Monumental apathy

Feb 11 2019

For over four years, the many ancient heritage sites and structures that were damaged by the 2015 Gorkha earthquakes remained where they fell as rubble (very much without a cause). But in recent years, preservation efforts have gained pace.
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The Pashupati Area Development Trust has begun reconstruction on the unique Vishwarup temple on the premises of the Pashupatinath temple by digging 12 pits and filling them with concrete, inviting the ire of heritage enthusiasts, locals and the authorities.
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The third year anniversary of the reconstruction authority was celebrated on Wednesday with the photo exhibition depicting the timeline from the destruction to the reconstruction.
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