History & Culture

Naganathaswamy temple is now a protected monument


The State government has ensured the protection of 1,000-year old Naganathaswamy temple near Kumbakonam in Thanjavur district that was facing demolition a year ago by declaring it a protected monument.

Declared as an ancient monument last September, the Arulmigu Naganathaswamy temple at Manambadi village, Tiruvidai Maruthur taluk, has been declared a protected monument under the Tamil Nadu Ancient and Historical Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1966.

A government order was passed on May 15, 2014 by the Tourism, Culturem and Religious Endowments Department which has been subsequently notified by the Governor.

Full report here Hindu


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