Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Culture
26-April-2012 17:48 IST
Protection of Heritage Structures from Natural Disasters in North East
The Minister for Culture and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja has said that out of 82 monuments/sites declared as of national importance under the jurisdiction of Archaeological Survey of India in North Eastern Region, three protected monuments in Sikkim namely Dubdi Monastery; Coronation Throne of Norbugang and Rabdentse site of ancient capital of Sikkim have become vulnerable to the recent earthquake. She said this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.