Tourists urged not to visit Ramappa on Dec. 27, 28

WARANGAL: The officials of the district Archeological Department urged tourists not to visit the historic Ramappa temple on December 27 and 28 in view of the tour programme of President of India Droupadi Murmu, scheduled on December 28.

It is to be noted here that Sri Rudreshwara Swamy temple which is also known as Ramappa temple located at Palampet in Mulugu district is the first and only monument in the two Telugu states which was recognised as a World Heritage Site under Masterpiece of Human Creative Genius Criterion by the UNESCO.

Keeping in view past incidents of Maoists’ existence took place in Mulugu, which is an agency area, the Central Archeological Department has issued orders to the concerned district officials not to allow the tourists on the two days, in order to provide tight security arrangements and for the safety of the President of India.

Meanwhile, under the leadership of District Superintendent of Police Dr. Sangram Singh G. Patil, the police officials are providing three-tier security arrangements to avoid any untoward incidents during the President’s visit.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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