Vasai News : Amateur tourist’s frenzy in Vasai fort, fire set in the fort’s church on the sound of video

Vasai News : Amateur tourist’s frenzy in Vasai fort, fire set in the fort’s church on the sound of video

Vasai : Vasai Fort (Vasai News) It has come to light that an amateur tourist set fire to a church in the fort in the name of making a video on Instagram. Meanwhile, the fort lovers have alleged that the fort has been vandalized due to this incident. Meanwhile, in this matter, history scholar and head of the Fort Vasai campaign, Mr. Dutt Raut, has filed a complaint with the Department of Archeology in this regard and has demanded strict action against this young man.

 The fort of Vasai has historical as well as touristic importance. The fort has many structures such as a fort, seven different churches, a sugar factory, a gateway, an ancient temple. But now many of these structures are collapsing. On the other hand, the fort is also being destroyed by the locals and some amateur tourists. By the amateur tourists who come here, standing on any side of the fort, taking videos and taking pictures are happening. The pre-wedding shoot is going on in full swing. In addition to this, there are now youths who get likes by making videos on Instagram. 

In a church in Vasai Fort, there has been an incident where a young man set fire to the fort to make reels. Therefore, the lovers of the fort have alleged that the structures in the fort have been vandalized by these youths.  By setting fire in the fort, it is seen that the archeology department is not paying attention. Therefore, Shri Dutt Raut, a history scholar and head of the Fort Vasai Campaign, has immediately complained to the Archeology Department via email. Strict action has been taken against this young man. Raut has alleged that no action was taken with the Archeology Department when he complained about various incidents in the fort even earlier.  On this occasion, he has once again demanded to install the main door in the fort. Also, there is a demand for action against this young man.

Preservation of 288 monuments of national importance through Archaeological Survey of India

Among the historical and ancient monuments, 288 monuments of national importance have been preserved by the Central Government through the Archaeological Survey of India. Also, 387 monuments have been declared as protected by the Department of Cultural Affairs of the State of Maharashtra through the Directorate of Archeology and Museums. Among them are Ghatotkach and Dharashiv caves, forts like Rajgad, Sinhagad, Manikgad and temples like Gad Jejuri, Niranrisinghpur, Sri Tuljabhavani, birth places and graves of great men like Lokmanya Tilak, Swatanriya Vir Savarkar etc. Includes monuments such as Gateway of India.

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