Heritage Sites Neglected In State Amaravati, Bhattiprolu

Heritage Sites Neglected In State Amaravati, Bhattiprolu : The ancient heritage sites of Guntur district are in a state of neglect for decades. The public hoped that herritage sites of Amaravati, Bhattiprolu, Undavalli and other sites would be developed into tourism centres with the establishment of new capital Amaravati, but in vain. The government every year conducts World Heritage Day on April 18.

Heritage Sites Neglected In State Amaravati, Bhattiprolu

Heritage Sites Neglected In State Amaravati, Bhattiprolu


just for namesake. Hence, the public are demanding development of heritage places which would be main attractions of Amaravati. Three mounds were discovered in Bhattiporlu in 1870 and 1892 during excawations. But the heritage sites were not developed despite passing of centuries and absence of the basic amenities restrains the tourist from visiting the ancient Bhattirpolu. Another ancient Buddhist site which once flourished as capital and new capital of AP got its name is old Amaravati situated on the banks of Krishna river. Tourism principal Secretary Nagulapalli Srikanth, Cultural Centre of Vijayawada

Undavallicry for state governments attention:

Amaravathi CEO E. Sivanagi Reddy and others take out a rally on the Occasion of World Heritage Day celebrations in Vijayawada on Tuesday. According to history, Goutami Putra Satakarni ruled his kingdom from old Amaravati and recently a Telugu feature film with veteran actor N. Balakrishna the in leadrole named Gutami Putra Satakarni was produced which was a big hit. But, ironically, old Amaravati was utterly neglected for the past few decades. The union government selected old Amaravati under Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (Hriday)


Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive (Prasad) MDILYASIDC GUNTUR, APRIL 18 schemes and released funds but still the Works did pick up momentum. The absence of basic amenities is troubling the public to visit old Amara wati despite having anci. ent Amaralingeswara temple, 125-feet-tall Dhyana Buddha statue, Kalachakra museum, Mahachaitaya stupa, statue of Goutamiputra and other heritage attractions. The union government sanctioned R20 crore funds for old Amaravati develop. ment but the works are yet to be taken up.

Tumrukota ancient heritage temples:

Ancient mosque built at Tumrukota and other ancient heritage temples of Palnadu are crying for attention and develop. ment. Amaravati Development Authority chairman J. Veeranajaneyulu said that AP government started administration and governance from Amara. wati. So, it should development heritage sites which would attract the tourists from around the globe. He asserted on the need for providing basicamenities at heritage sites and further development of old Amaravati which gave its name to new capital of APPedakurapadu MILA K. Sreedhar said that work has been started for the development of old Amaravati and in the next two years it would become a heritage city.

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