Ekamra

Aparajita dares Odisha CM to clear air on heritage plan

“I would consider the present ‘heritage development’ as one of the most unique initiatives in the world where heritage is sought to be conserved by destroying it.

published on : 1st March 2021

Over Rs 700-crore outlay for Puri, Ekamra plans

The State plans to spend the EKAMRA funds of Rs 200 crore in pedestrianising over 65 acre land around the Lingaraj temple.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Centre puts draft bylaws for Ekamra Kshetra on hold

The draft bylaws were released through a public notification by National Monument Authority on January 18.

published on : 20th February 2021

CM Naveen Patnaik demands rollback of draft bylaws for Bhubaneswar's Ekamra Kshetra temples

Taking to his Twitter handle, the Chief Minister said the NMA under Culture Ministry should have consulted the Odisha government prior to framing the draft bylaws.

published on : 13th February 2021

Central Archaeological Survey of India team inspects Ekamra Kshetra, Puri

The ASI, Bhubaneswar Circle, will devise the course of action for excavation of two acre site near Suka-Sari temple based on the DG’s response. 

published on : 5th February 2021

ASI Joint DG visits Sari site, says no NOC sought for beautification work

The visit comes in the wake of ASI, Bhubaneswar Circle, writing to the DG ASI V Vidyavathi seeking her intervention into scientific cleaning of the two acre site. 

published on : 4th February 2021

INTACH calls Odisha government for Ekamra Kshetra area development plan

The GPR is used to assess what lies beneath the surface before demolition or excavation is carried out at heritage zones.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Odisha government meets heritage experts for Ekamra plan

Further beautification should be carried out in a holistic manner: Experts

published on : 2nd February 2021

INTACH flags serious violations in Ekamra Kshetra project

On Saturday, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had written to the Union Culture Ministry seeking urgent intervention in protecting the existing heritage of Ekamra Kshetra.

published on : 1st February 2021

Dharmendra Pradhan sends SOS to Union Culture Minister to protect Ekamra Kshetra heritage

Pradhan urged him to send an expert team to Bhubaneswar to conduct a detailed study and thorough scientific excavation of the Ekamra Kshetra for unearthing heritage structures.

published on : 31st January 2021

Ekamra Kshetra beautification: Heritage crushed, dumped in Bhubaneswar but agencies turn blind eye

JCB machines being used to level land in the area close to Suka-Sari temple complex where an ancient structure and architectural fragments were found by ASI.

published on : 29th January 2021

ASI unhappy with the execution of Ekamra Kshetra project in Bhubaneswar without its approval

"The JCB machines involved in the process are damaging the monuments like Sari Deul Temple," ASI Bhubaneswar's letter to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation commissioner stated.

published on : 18th December 2020

HC restrains Odisha government from demolishing properties under Ekamra Kshetra project

A petition was filed by one Janmejaya Kar challenging the action of the authorities who allegedly threatened him to demolish his residential house near the temple.  

published on : 11th November 2020

Ekamra Kshetra project: Govt sets Nov-end deadline for land acquisition

5T secretary VK Pandian reviews project progress; asks officials to expedite work

published on : 4th November 2020

Bhubaneswar couple ties knot, 500 strays get wedding treat

Eddings in our country are all about lavish gastronomical menus but this couple in the Bhubaneswar consciously made an unusual choice.

published on : 11th October 2020
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