"ASI has no information on historic demolition activities in Shivador."

“ASI has no information on historic demolition activities in Shivador.”

SIVASAGAR: Recently, under the guidance of some individuals of the Dol Development Committee, Shiva Linga, including Nandi and other interiors, was dismantled from the historic Shiva Dol, causing storms not only in Sivasagar but throughout the state.

Under the banner of “Save Sivasagar Build Sivasagar” on Thursday, a conscious elderly person in Shiva Sagar, a reporter in Uvadar, Shiva Sagar, to publish a report received from the ASI Horticultural Department of the Indian Archaeological Survey (ASI), Gwahati Circle, Bubaneshwar. A circle on dismantling activities in Shivador and cutting down trees on the Shivador site.

Press conferences include 83-year-old Nitya Narayan Borgohain, 82-year-old Ranjit Borgohain, prominent social worker Saurav Chaliha, senior journalist Manoj Borthakur, and retired Assam police officer Jagat Ch. Hazarika and Abdul Hamid, former President of Arunudoy Xahitya Xabha Safiqur Rahman and social worker Bharati Saikia said the dismantling of the gods within Shiva Dol took place under the leadership of some members of the Dol Development Commission. These people claimed that these activities were carried out in accordance with ASI’s instructions as part of an effort to obtain a UNESCO World Heritage Tag. Members of the committee also cut down trees on the premises of the dollar to find out why the roots of the tree are harming the three dollars: Shivador, Davidle, and Bishnudol.

When contacted, they said they denied that the ASI Guwahati office had such a plan on the issue of removing Shiva Ringa and other idols from the Shiva Dor sanctuary. After that, the ASI team visited Shivador and the Shibaringa was re-installed according to their instructions.

They also announced that Jayanta Sharma, Secretary-General of the Assam Heritage Conservation Society (HeCSA), has submitted RTI questions. “It was uprooted,” said the Indian Archaeological Research Bureau, Bhubaneswar Circle, Samantarapur, and Bhubaneswar. “There is no record available in ASI, Bhubaneswar Circle in this regard.”

“This reveals that some individuals on the Dollar Development Commission have put Shiva Sagar members and people in the dark about their motivations behind doing such ridiculous acts.” The organizer of the press conference said.