Digging at historical fort stopped

Belagavi: The mines and geology division on Wednesday put a halt to digging through a National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) contractor on the ancient Rajhansgad Fort after opposition through residents of Yallur village. The castle is 20km from Belagavi.

For the previous few days, the contractor has been digging up the soil to be used on the ongoing Khanapur-Goa highway paintings. Since the paintings was taking place at evening, villagers suspected one thing amiss and adverse it. Following proceedings, zilla parishad member Ramesh Goral introduced it to the attention of the mines and geology division. Based on the criticism, senior officer of the department Praveen Kumar visited the spot and stopped the digging. Praveen Kumar mentioned closing week, the NHAI contractor deposited Rs 20 lakh with the department whilst in search of permission for digging for highway paintings. However, permission was but to be given because the contractor hadn’t shown the place where the digging would happen.“After the subject got here to my notice, I instantly requested the contractor to stop the digging paintings underneath the Rajhansgad Fort. Digging has been stopped,” he instructed TOI.


Chhatrapati Shivaji had used this castle to control enemies as one can see Belagavi and plenty of portions of Savadatti and Khanapur taluks from the hilltop. The hill castle is round 2,500ft above sea stage. To make this spot a vacationer destination, the federal government has developed infrastructure, including a highway for automobiles to achieve the hill most sensible.


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