ASI begins restoration of old Jain temples in Wayanad

    02-Feb-2022   
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The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has begun restoration work at the ancient Janardhana and Vishnu temples at Punchavayal, near Panamaram in Wayanad district.
 
Jain temples 
 
Then Union Minister V. Narayanasamy had announced in the Lok Sabha in 2009 that the Centre would declare the Vishnu Temple (Vishnugudi) and the Janardhana Temple (Janardhanagudi), located at a distance of nearly 700 metres from one another, as national monuments. But the ASI made the declaration only in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
 
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