GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Culture

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION N0.1734ANSWERED ON MARCH 13, 2013 / PHALGUNA 22, 1934 (SAKA)

QUESTION
National Monuments in Bengaluru

1734. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of CULTURE be pleased to state:

(a)   the details of the National Monuments in Bengaluru protected by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI);

(b)   whether there have been any reports of encroachments or danger to any of these monuments;

(c)    if so, the details thereof; and

(d)   the steps Government has taken/proposes to take in this regard?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF CULTURE
(SMT. CHANDRESH KUMARI KATOCH)

(a) The following national monuments are protected by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in Bengaluru.

(i)     Tippu Sultan Palace

(ii)   Fort, Dungeon and gateway.

(b) & (c) No, Sir.

(d) Question does not arise.