Ministry of Culture02-January, 2018 15:50 IST
ASI has conducted survey to trace 50 missing monuments in the country: Culture Minister

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has conducted survey regarding missing monuments in the country and status is as under:

 

 

Number of monuments/sites affected due to rapid urbanization:

14

Number of monuments/sites submerged under reservoir/dam:

12

Number of monuments/sites which are untraceable:

24

 

 

 

 

The steps taken to locate / trace / restore and recover the missing monuments include verification of old records, revenue maps, referring published reports, physical inspection and deployment of team to trace them. 

 

 

 

Number of Centrally Protected Monuments/Sites under the Jurisdiction of Archaeological Survey of India in the Country

 

Sl.No.

Name of State

Nos. of Monuments

1.       

Andhra Pradesh

129

2.       

Arunachal Pradesh

03

3.       

Assam

55

4.       

Bihar

70

5.       

Chhattisgarh

47

6.       

Daman & Diu (U. T.)

12

7.       

Goa

21

8.       

Gujarat

203

9.       

Haryana

91

10.  

Himachal Pradesh

40

11.  

Jammu & Kashmir

69

12.  

Jharkhand

13

13.  

Karnataka

506

14.  

Kerala

28

15.  

Madhya Pradesh

292

16.  

Maharashtra

285

17.  

Manipur

01

18.  

Meghalaya

08

19.  

Mizoram

01

20.  

Nagaland

04

21.  

N.C.T. Delhi

174

22.  

Odisha

79

23.  

Puducherry (U.T.)

07

24.  

Punjab

33

25.  

Rajasthan

162

26.  

Sikkim

03

27.  

Telangana

08

28.  

Tamil Nadu

413

29.  

Tripura

08

30.  

Uttar Pradesh

743

31.  

Uttarakhand

42

32.  

West Bengal

 

136

 

TOTAL

3686

 

 

LIST OF MONUMENTS/SITES WHICH ARE UNTRACEABLE

 

Assam

1.

Guns of Emperor Sher Shah, Sadia, Tinsukia

Arunachal Pradesh

2.

The Ruins of Copper Temple,Paya, Lohit

Haryana

3.

Kos Minar, Mujesar, Faridabad

4.

Kos Minar, Shahabad, Kurukshetra

Uttarakhand

5.

Kutumbari Temple, Dwarahat, Almora

Delhi

6.

Bara Khamba Cemetery, Delhi

7.

Inchla Wali Gumti, Mubarakpur Kotla

Madhya Pradesh

 8.

Rock Inscription, Satna

Maharashtra

9.

Old European Tomb, Pune

10.

One Buruj, Agarkot

Rajasthan

11.

 Inscription in Fort, Nagar, Tonk

12.

12th Century Temple, Baran

 Uttar Pradesh

13.

Ruins of three small linga temple circle 1000 AD, Ahugi Mirzapur

14.

Three sites with megaliths on the western and north eastern toes of the hill, Chandauli

15.

Tablet on treasury building, Varanasi

16.

Telia Nala Buddhist ruins, Varanasi

17.

A Banyan grove containing traces of ancient building, Amavey, Ballia

18.

Closed Cemetery, Katra Naka, Banda

19.

Gunner Burkill’s Tomb, Mehroni, Lalitpur

20.

Three Tomb, Lucknow-Faizabad Road, Lucknow

21.

Cemeteries at miles 6 and 7, Jahraila Road, Lucknow

22.

Cemetery at Gaughat, Lucknow

23.

Large ruined site called Sandi-Khera, Pali, Shahabad, Hardoi

West Bengal

24.

Ruins of fort,  Bamanpukur, Nadia

 

This information was given by Minister of State (IC) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Dr. Mahesh Sharma in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

 

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