Arunachal Guv urges for preservation of archaeological sites

Press Trust of India | Itanagar June 27, 2015

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prashad Rajkhowa today urged for preservation of archaeological sites in the state.

The governor accompanied by his wife Rita Rajkhowa, visited the Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum and Itafort during the day and reviewed the places of tourist interest in the state capital.

He advised the concerned department to create more awareness among the people about the archaeological sites and the need to preserve them, a Raj Bhawan communique informed.

He suggested proper air-conditioning and improving lighting system in the museum. He also stressed on the data being more definitive.

Lauding the museum, he said it is very informative reflecting various tribes and their cultural assets and traditions.

The governor suggested that archaeology and museum should be headed by separate persons, it said.

Earlier, Rajkhowa visited the Itanagar Buddhist Gompa and offered prayers.

There the governor suggested developing security measures by district administration and police to maintain the sanctity of the place, the communique added.



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