Endangered Sacred Sites

Sacred Sites International has compiled the following list of sacred sites endangered by manmade (for example, urbanization or other development efforts) or natural forces (such as erosion, weathering, and exposure to the elements), or even a combination of the two. We encourage you to peruse the list below to learn more about these sacred sites and the forces that threaten their preservation, and if possible, contribute to campaigns and efforts that will ensure their preservation for current and future generations.

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  1. Bulu Imam

    Barwadi Punkhri famous for its megaliths is an National Thermapl Power Corporation Mine presently a great disturbance having taken place close to it in which public protestors, mainly women, were beaten up while slleping at midnight at Churi village close to the new mine a few kilometers from the megaliths and the action attributed to security paramilitary personnel of NTPC.The leader of the satyagraha local MLA Nirmala
    Devi was arrested and in the scuffle which took place next morning between the protestors and police four people were killed, four bodies being found, and four bodies are said to be missing.Section 144 was imposed after public jammed the main road and dug a trench to prevent vehicles.The matter is at present serious.

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