Manipur government mulls to declare Ibudhou Thangjing, Lai Pukhri as protected sites

The Art and Culture department notified that any interested person may file his/her objection to the declaration of the said sites/monuments as protected historical sites/areas under Sub-Section (2) of Section 4 of the above Act within two months (60 days) from the date of the issue of the notification.


Thangjing Hill range (PHOTO: Faceboo)

The Manipur government is contemplating to declare Ibudhou Thangjing (approx, 4 hectares),  the sacred site of Lord Koubru (approx. 2 hectares) located at Thangjing Hill range, and Lai Pukhri (approx. 4 hectares) located at Koubru hill range as protected sites.

The government's decision was stated in a notification issued by the Art and Culture department on Wednesday.

The department notified that any interested person may file his/her objection to the declaration of the said sites/monuments as protected historical sites/areas under Sub-Section (2) of Section 4 of the above Act within two months (60 days) from the date of the issue of the notification.  

The mentioned sites will be declared as protected sites under Sub-Section (1) of Section 4 of the Manipur Ancient and Historical Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1976 in the interest of the public, it added. 

First Published:Dec. 2, 2020, 7:42 p.m.

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