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Historic Ashoka Pillar in Buddha's birthplace is losing its shine amid negligence

Ashoka Pillar, a historically and archaeologically important artefact with an inscription mentioning the birth of Gautam Buddha, has been gradually deteriorating for the past few years. Archaeologists say that the increasing pollution level and direct contact with harmful particles in the air is weakening the pillar day by day.Historic Ashoka Pillar in Buddha's birthplace is losing its shine amid negligence
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Manoj Paudel
Published at : February 12, 2019
Updated at : February 13, 2019 07:20
Lumbini

Manoj Paudel

Manoj Paudel is the Kapilvastu correspondent for Kantipur Publications.


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