GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Culture ·
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?
MINISTER OF HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND MINISTER OF CULTURE
(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.