KURNOOL: The Abdul Wahab Khan tomb, a protected monument dating back to the 17th Century, in Kurnool town was renovated by the Archaeological Survey of India, said ASI Superintending Archaeologist of Amaravati circle N. Taher on Thursday.

Mr. Taher inaugurated an interpretation centre in the monument, in which illustrative signages in English and Telugu on the history, architecture and concept of tombs and the Abdul Wahab Khan tomb etc. were put up.

The ASI was protecting and conserving 137 monuments in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, he said.

The tomb was barricaded and the toilets in the premises were refurbished, Mr. Taher said.

Disposable toilets to be used by inserting coins were set up at Charminar in Hyderabad, he said. Construction of roads, parks, gardens and fountains on heritage monuments may not be possible as they were supposed to be preserved as they were, he added.


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