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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Ministry of Culture ·
RAJYASABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.195 TO BE ANSWERED ON 14.03.2012 PHALGUNA 24, 1933 (SAKA) Protection of Stone Pillars of Kadamba Rulers in Karnataka
195. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of CULTURE be pleased to state:-
(a) Whether stone· pillars narrating the genealogy of the kadamba rulers, in gudnapur and talgund villages in karnataka, have been lying neglected; and
(b) If so, the steps proposed to be taken by government to protect these archaeological treasures?
ANSWER MINISTER OF HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND MINISTER OF CULTURE (KUMARL SELJA)
(a) & (b): No, sir. The stone pillars of the Kadamba rulers in Gudnapur and Talgund villages in & Karnataka are protected monuments of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and are in a good state of preservation. The conservation work on them is attended to regularly.