ASI: Moderate damage to kedarnath

The team of experts from Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) that visited the Kedarnath Temple to assess the damage found the structure in a fair state of conservation.

According to the experts, only some portions of the temple on the northern, eastern and western side indicate moderate signs of damage in the form of dislodged stones on the eastern and western façade, damage to the entrance doorways, bulge in western façade and settlement on the southern side.
“No signs of physical damages to the interior of the temple were visible”.
The ASI team had visited the temple early this month to assess the damage to the temple due to the flash floods in Uttarakhand. However, since the temple is not a protected monument of the ASI, the ASI will provide only necessary technical advice for conservation of the 11th century temple.

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