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500 yr old Kalahasti temple's tower collapses in Andhra Pradesh
Thursday, 27th May 2010
The 500-year-old Gali Gopuram (temple tower) at the Sri Kalahasti temple in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh collapsed on Wednesday evening.

The tower, a heavy concrete structure, fell on a neighbouring guest house meant for pilgrims. However, there were no casualties.

The structure had been developing cracks for over a decade.

Religious groups in the temple area brought this to the government’s notice several times. However, only minor repairs were made.
Publication : DNA
TAGS : history  andhra pradesh  religion  


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